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Mere'H a Imiid to tliu Ixiy who Iihh conriino 

'I'o do wliiit, 1k" kiiDWH to \w i-iKlit I 
WluMi liu fallH in the way "f tiMii pin lion 

IfcliaH a hard liatth- to \\\t.\\X. 
Who Htrlvcs aKHJiisI Hclfniiil hi« comrados 

Will iiiiil a moHt |Kiw4'iful foe ; 
All honor to hint if he c(iii<|uerH; 

A cheer for the boy who Hays "No." 

There'H niatiy a battle fouxlit dally 

The world knows nothiiiK about: 
There's many a biiive little soldle' 

whose stretiKth put a legion to rout. 
AikI he who (IkIiIs sin si niile handed 

Ik nlor(^ of a hero, I say, 
Than he who leaiU soldiers to battle 

And con((iiers by arms in the fray. 

Ml' MleadfMMl, tny 1>()V, when you're tempted, 

And do wliiit you know to bi' ri(j;ht; 
(Stand firm l)y tfie colors of nianiiood. 

And you'll overcome in the llnht. 
"TheriKht" be your battle cry ever, 

In waxiiiK the warfare of life; 
And (Jod, who knows who are the heroes, 

Will i/ivc Villi I lie si rrnttlli for I he strife. 

miiii'M ^'it. 

ThcHMM a Ix'iiiilirul proviiu'e in 
eoiitnil Sweden, lyiiiy; nortli of the 
jifi'oiit Itiki'M, (•hIIcmI Daleciirlia, dt in 
Iht^ SwedJHli lonffiio D.ilarne. If 
uboiinrlH with HtreaniMand lakKH,an<l 
many of llie liillH ar(> covered with 
woods ''I'liore are alwo larfre tra«!l8 
of Hwauip land ttiat. have a thick 
foiVHt. yi'i'^tli. Anioiij^ the hilln 
are rich copper mine.s, houk^ of 
which hav(^ lieen worked for tiiort' 
tiian Hix hundred yearn. 

'J'"he pe(ij)l<i of this ronianlic and 
Hylvan eonntry are ainonjj; the 
hardicHt and most independent 
pea.Haiitry in Knrope. They are 
fond of efpiality, and hfive ni^ver 
in Ihe hinlory f»f Sweden howed to 
tyranny. I^heir iioHpilHlily is Mil- 
lion nded. 

DatkneHH was just fallinfr upon 
the valleys lyiny louiid the Slora 
Kopparlnirji; (liifj co[)per hills) one 
N(iv(>m)>('r ni^hl more than iliree 
hundred and (ifiy years ayo, when 
a mnscnlar man, h liond<<r, or a 
farmer, who had li<>en (dearinuf 
wood in the forest, shniilderod 
his iixe aixl taking his sheopskin 
coat upon his arm, prepared to iro 
down to his homti in ihe valley, 
lie had scarcely yo"" fi <l<i><en steps 
when a voice hailed him. 

" Ilolii, there ! Canst tlioii tell 
me if I am on the ri^ht road to Kai- 
nii ?" 

Thostrauger wasayonny man, lull 
and active, diessed inllio same .style 
of clothes as the Imnder wore— that 
is to say, heavy wooden shoes, \i\\v 
tered hose, a lealliern jnckel, and a 
skin cap over his dark, shininir hair. 
i'lUt then^ was somel liinf; in his iiir 
and in the lone of his voice that 
indie. ilod acciuaintance with the 
>rreat world, and It was this that 
struck the bouder'H ears unfavor- 

' If Ihon followest me thou wilt 
be on the way to Falun," the latter 
answered rather niiKracioiisly 

" Take the thanks of a poor way- 
farer for the oourtesy," said Ihe 
slran;,'<'r, as he advanceil and walk- 
«(d Ix'side the lioiuh^r " I feareil 1 
hud lost my way. How fai may it 
be to my joiiriu'y's end ? " 

The bonder louked keenly at his 
(tompanion. Th(«re vviis something 
in the flashing ibirk eyes ind lofty 
brow of the stranjjor that iinjiressed 
him against hin will. 

" Kaliin lies a goo<l dozen miles 
from Ikmc, and there's Ihe river to 
be crossed. It will be dark and 
stormy before midnight.. Will thou 
not tariy with me 'i " 

" Nay; 1 am on uigenl linsiness, 
and friendH, whom I must not dis- 
appoint, are awaiting me there." 

1Mien ))aiising a moment, his keen 
<«yes looking Ihe bonder through 
and through, he asked : " l<'riend, 
what dost thou think of this Danish 
tyranny 'i* " 

"Swedish or Danish, it matters 
little to me, " answered the other, 

" Hut thou lia<lsl rather b(> a free 
man than aslaxe, ha<lst thou not?" 
'I Olaf Larson is a stave to no 
man," r<<tiirii(*d tiie bonder, 
.siraiglit-eniiig liimself proudly. 
" W(^ men of Dalecarlia serve no 

" Vet ('hristiaii of Denmark 
would enslave th<>m," said the 
strariu'cr. " Alieady he hath aeized 
the ci'own and ihe IreaMury, and to- 
day I have been told that not a 
week back he had Hi.\ hundred of 
lh(^ KX'alest nobles of the land 
exeeiiled, so that non<> mi^ht .stand 
in the way of his tyranny. Shall 
we endure such wrongH as tiiese ? 
Must our ancient Sweden aubmit to 
Ihe tyranny of such a Nor<t V " 

" Who will lead us should there 
b(> an uprising 'i'" askod ihelionder. 
" Nay, I knew of one, luil he is an 
exile, and may now be rle!i<l. W<M-e 
he alive"- 

" I come from him," said Ihe 
other, quickly. " He has not for- 
gotlen his Country's wrongs. For 
Hiontlis he has be(Mi among your 
Dalecarlia inounlains, with a 
price set upon his li(>!(d, working in 
your mines and hording with your 
bonders. Hut now the time has 
conu^ to strike. " 

" But how shall I know that thon 
art a true man, and not iin emi.s.wary 
of the Danes?" asked the man. 

"I tJiink thou wilt know nu- 
presently," replied the oi her. calm- 
ly " Give me thy good ax, friend. 
,\h, it is of extra weight and finely 
tempered, loo, I ween. Didst 
Ihou ever know of another ninn 
who (v)uld Htiike a blow like thin?" 
Where they stood, a knotty log 
of hickory lay near them on th(> 
ground, a log well seas ined and 
somewhat m<ire than tv.'o feet thick. 
As he spoke the stranger raised 
tlu> ax, and the mighty stroke clove 
the log in twain, half burying the 
ax in the earth beneaih. 

The next monuMil the man was 
upon his knees, bowing his head to 
th(> ground. 

"Thou art him«elf!" he 
cried. " Pardon ine, sire" 

" Rise, my friend, rise," said 
the future liberator of Sweden. 
" Yes, 1 am Vasa, the only living 
descendant of thy ancient kings. 
I have Hjioili the edue of thy good 
ax. To-morrow, however, if thou 
wilt come to Falun, I will buy thee 
a sword to take its place. Is it a 
bargain? " 

"Nay, I will never leave thee," 
said Ihe man with true devoijon. 
" Hut yonder i.s my col and Dame 
Aslrid will have the supper ready. 
Wilt Ihou not deign to rest •■iiw! 
haven warm posset with ns ? Wliilsl 
thou art ealinglwill tiud a boat 
with which to t-ross the river.", 

Vasa acc<>|)t(Ml Ihe firofTered liospi- 
liility, ami Iho twoenteri'd the hut 
where a warm fire bla/,(>d on the 
hearth, and where lh(\v were wid- 
comed by Dame Astrid, a middle- 
aged woman witlui kind, inlelligcMii 
face. Her hushaiKl whispered some 
words in lier ear, and then hurried 
without. 'I'he woman gav«' the 
wanderer a seal by the lire and 
place' wirm food before him, of 
which he partook fre(»ly. While lie 
was satisfying his hunger there «as 
a HuddtMi sound of irani|)liiig hoofs 
outside the hut, and preseully, with 
a loud olainor of voices, the door 
was tiirown violentl.v open and a 
troop of Danish soldiers entered. 

Oustavus glanced apprelKtisively 
at his Imsiess and shrunk clo,s(>r in- 
to Ihe corner, but sh(^ whisiieied, 
" D<» not fear, I will give my life for 
yours." Then she turned to obey the 
commands of her more recent, 

"Haste thee, witch, and set on 
thy best, for this wild country of 
thine gives me an aiipetite like a 
bear's, and we hav<' far to ride to- 
night," crietl the loadei of the party, 
a burly, red-haired Dane. 

'I'hoii art welcome to all we 
have," said the woman, stirring 
round briskly. "What!" to tln^ 
lone llgui'e by the hearth, "ait Ihou 
still lounging and eating there? 
do to, serf, and close the barn 
and tirinix in thi' wood," and with 
that she bestow(>d upon the aniMzecl 
Vasa a buffet upon Ihe ears that 
half-staggered him. " Dost thou 

'I'h(> seeming (rliuil arose and 
shunied slowly out of doors, pn- 
thelically rubbing his ear, much to 
the amusement of Ihe soldieis, who 
laughed loudly at his enforced re- 
treat . 

" lout," explaine<l tli<* 
woman, "/iiid eat.s moie every day 
than he is worth. 1 woiihl not have 
him around an hour, liul my hus- 
band thinks he i» woiulerfiilly 
clever. Men are such fools." 

"Cease, bedlam," said Ihe 
Danish h>ader ; " let us have less 
of thy cla(d{ and mor»> of thy 
Itoiinly. Hast no wine iii thy sty 
for lh(> king's troop(*rs ?" 

" H(>re is win<* of our own mak- 
ing, " she answered, bringing forth a 
of bollle of riiby-coloied giape 
.juice, " It was pressed from grapes 
of liiiigaKO as whet. tlu<good Svanf<> 
Slure was regent. 

" It is tluv best, wine we have 

mountains," (h>clared one of tlie 
Danes, who seemed to be a keen 
.jinlge. " If Ihou hast another 
botile, Ihou hadst better set it on " 
Dame Astrid did as <'onirnarided, 
and so well diil she play her little 
game, that she kept Ihe Danes at 
the table for upw.ii-ds of an hour, 
and when they at last cepirled they 
were in a condition approaching in- 
elirialion \ 

Meanwhile the bonder hiyl suc- 
(M>edod in seciirieg a. boat, and lonir 
before the pursuing party left the 
<'oltMgt> he and (liisiavus Vasa were 
safid.v across the river on the way to 
Falun, wher-e the Dalecarli'in cJiiefs 
had ass(Mnl)led with their- followers. 
Mefoi'e a week's time the uprising 
was «eiieral, and the fugitive was 
at the liea<l of an army strong 
enough to face the Danish forces. 

The result is well known. 

Ouslavus Vasa become king of 
Sweden and the foil nderota dynasty. 

A.s soon as the throne was his, he 
ennobled Olaf Larson, and the 
woman who had boxed his ears and 
called him a lout was made a 
baroness in her own riuht. Even 
todav, by many a flrefyde in 
Dalecarlia, Ihe story is told of th(> 
brave peasant wonnin whose quick 
wit and presence of mind saved the 
life of the groat Gustavus — 

i*io;^T'iiNOi<^-i'iii': vi':,4it. 

Vl'nr ■>i<-tiira-M Iroiii WoiKli /%IVI<'ii 
lit lli«> I':al4>n IVIii<>«-c 

Every week for over a month 
past the Eden Musee has received 
new moving pictui'es fiom .South 
Africa. The supply received 
yesterdav include ni;iny piciiifes of 
surprising interest. Il takes near- 
ly six weeks for express to arrive 
from Hiiith Aflica, and these list 
(liclures show scenes oonnecled 
with the opening of the war be- 
tween Ihe English and Moer-s. 
Among them are scenes'of lioer life 
inclui'ing Iheir homes and sports. 
Among the military views are scenes 
of Cavalry Horses Landing at Cape 
Town, Pi<!tuie5jqiie views of Hoer 
Troops, Ulaek Watch at Modder 
lliver, (lolonial Troops goina into 
action at Eseoiirt, and views sur- 
rounding Ladysmith. 

These views i>ive a wonderfully 
clear i<lea of the country in South 
.Africa ami the diffleulties the 
Hrilish troops meet in <'oml'attin« 
Ihe Hoers. Some of the pi<'liires 
show ambuscades and devices of 
senlin(>ls t<i protect themselves, and 
one shows a rapid firing i!iin in ac- 
tion upon the balllelleld. These 
picture's are shown each afternoon 
and evening at the Musee and al- 
ternated with mysterious and ounic 
views in such a manner that the in- 
t(>rest is doubled. The mysteri(uis 
pictures inolude the wonderful pro- 
duction ^)f Cinuerella and her Slip- 
per in six tablejtux, which in reality 
is one of Ihe best moving pictur-es 
ever taken, oorrsistinj; of over 50,- 
000. separate jiii tures. The ex- 
hibitions of the Ciueniatogiaph are 
giving hourly both afternoou ami 

Theolher altracliouNat the Musee 
are etpially good. The wax works 
department has many new and 
pleasing surprises among its liun- 
dreds of wax gtoups and figures, 
aird new figures ari> now being made 
of all the prorrrinent English and 
Hoer Generals. I'hese latter will be 
placed on exhibition in a fe.v days. 
The aflcinooii and eviMilng «'<inceits 
by the Neopolitan Orchestra are at 
tracting much desiM-ved attention. 
This excellent Orchestr'a consists of 
tw(>lvi» artists, all of whom ar'e <!ap- 
able vocalists as well as players 
upon Iheir lesptM'tive instrumeirts. 
At each (;oncert there are a numlier 
of vocal selections, solos or duets in 
which Ihe whole orchestra Join, 
The seIe<'tioiis aiN* mainly from 
classical opeias and each concert is 
well att.eiidefl. Each pi'ogranime is 
dilTerent,*'showinH; the familiarity of 
tire orchestra with classical "elec- 

■ 'nrallioinnlilc Myst^rjr. 

" What it) the greatest mystery of 

" It is why a hut tliat looked styl- 
ish last year ilocsn't look stylish 
this.M'ar." — Oiirdiji) Rrcord. ■ 

tasted among thy inhospitable imprisonment. 

A Si<dlian charged with fraud 
was recently sentencei) i^ t^" vears' 

A long time ago there were only 
ten months in the year. Later, 
however, two more were added. 
These two are January and Febru 
ary. January le c.arne the fir-st 
month.* It was named for Janus, a 
Roman god. His teinp'e was one (tf 
the gateways of Rome. This gate 
always stood open in war, but was 
dosed in times of peace. Jairus 
had two faces. And so has January 
two faces. One looks backward lo 
the year just gone. The other for- 
ward to tlie bright new year. 


Feliruary was noi always ihe 
second month of tie year When 
it was first intr;otluced into the 
calendar it was tlie lasi Uut was 
afterwiird chanLred to its ]in>sent 
position. The name comes from a 
Latin verb whjch means to purify. 
It was in this month the priests use- 
ed to purity tli(> in'ople and their 

There are «evi'ral special days in 
Fel>ruar-y, Washinjrton's ami Lin- 
coin's birthdays ivrid Si. V.ilentiue's 
day. Feliruar-y is the only nionih 
that does not always have th(> same 
number of days Every fourth 
year it has one day added to its 
usntil number. 

March was once th^ first month 
of the year. It is now the third. 
He(^•ulse it was such a stormy 
month, il was immed for the god 
of war. Mars. The I7th is St. 
Patrick's day. He is tt<e patron 
saint of Ireland, which is called 
Ihe " EineraJd Isle.'' For this 
rea.son people wear green in 


April is the inotitli ... .-u. 
and sunshine The trees liud 
bhissorrr. The first flowers and the 
liir'ds come lo us jigain. Ami all 
'.laiure awakes from her louij winter 


.May was luimed in honor of Maia, 
the moiher of Mercury May is 
filled with flowers and the sonir of 
birds The first day of May is 
called May-day. The people used 
lo ob.serve a benuliful custom on 
this day Early in the in<iriiing 
I hey would hang baskets of wild 
flowers or gailands on ihedonrs of 
their frif'iujs' homes. 


June was jirolialily nam«d for 
tlu» lieMUtiful, Juno, wife 
of Jupiter. It is one of Ihe love- 
liest mouths of Ihe year. And is 
often ealle<l the " Moilt'' ■>!' 1^— V " 


The name .luly was yiven in 
honor of the great Roman, Juiius 
Cie.sar. In this month occurs, one 
of the two days of the year, wliich 
we love best It is our Nation's 
birthday. On what day of the 
month dot's it come ? 

August was named for Auiruslus, 
nephew of Julius Ctvsar. He was 
a great emperor. And it 
thi.«i month that nuiriy of 
umplis occuri-eti. 


. ors 

when our hearts become more lov- 
ing and tender because we re- 
member the bles.sed Christ-child.— 

Xrir F-- 

III .VI .4:% Hl(,\l.'% CKl.I.M. 

Keeping pace with .scientific 
thought and, certain pro- 
blems, which in the past have been 
shelved for want of light being 
thrown upon them, have been taken 
up a<j;ain one by one to undergo 
further examination by the aid vif 
improved science. 

'riie newest n-velatiorr in this 
direction teruls lo Ihe .science of the 
iidnd and includes lU ■ rnilowinjj 

Why does a man ;i i mteerly 
when he is intoxicatt-d ? 

Why is a man absent-minded on 
oceasiiins ? 

Why does ji m m sometimes be- 
come violently insane, often a 
dani-erous, raving lunatic? 

Such questions as these have 
puzzled our immediate fathers, who 
have hardly evei: sntisfactorily 
explained them .away, or indeetl 
thrown mirch reliable light upon 
them, 'i'he human brain is corn- 
pose<l of cells, and each cell is a 
simple bit of nerve sub.stance, from 
one end of which, like an- octojius, 
sjiringsa mnnbir of tentacles, while 
from another part arises an arm dif- 
ferent riiem and of great 
length. The lony arm is intended 
for transmiiting im)>ressioiis' fnun 
one portion ol the brain system to 
another, il being made lo touch the 
tentacles or short arms of tire next 
one to it, the latter in its tiwn 
effecting contact with a third cell, 
and so o<i. 

Thus il message is con \- eyed and 
the mind aets its news. 'I'he entire 
brain is m.ade up «f these cells, 
wiiose riuinlxi' is lesiion, and whose 
full .strength is grouped in systems, systems in turn being arrang- 
ed in communities, Ihe communities 
in cluster's in constellations, by 
which divisions they ar-e known to 

So long !is the niiiiti is in a 
healthy condition each little cell, oi 
brain octopus, att^'uds to its busi- 
ness faithfully and gives no trouble, 
liut as man generally is an 
who usually n fuses to live Ihe life 
spanned out t>y nattrre, ami adopts 
instead the life laid down liy the 
modern artificial process of living, 
instil uled forsootli liy civilization, 
ment.'il disturbairces frequently 
ar'ise fhr-ough the brain lieeoming 
abused in various ways, from over 
work and alcohol principally. 

Your octopus-like lir.iin cell is a 
living little thing, and it can endure 
a great deal of aliuse fn>ni >ou, but 
if you should no a little too far it 
rebels and refuses to work any 
lon.J:er, V^y bre iking contact with its 
companion cells, which it can do by 
withdrawing its long arm ami get 
ting itself out of circuit. Hut this 
rebellion is conducted by whole 
groups of cells acting together in 
full hannony. 

Now, the object of this "strike" 
simply to avoid overwork, for each 
tiny ceil has stored within its 
niinut(> space only a certain amount 
of energy, but il^ you put on the 
highpr-essur'c this is easily consumed 
by the ojieralion of the brain, and 
the orsranism breaks down from ex- 
haustion Now. take the first of 
the pr-oblems just stated. When a 
[lerson takes too much to drink, the 
etdls in those patches of the lirain 
that iire r<>sponsil>le for the conduct 
of muscular movement become 
affecteil and the man statigers. 

When the dose is very large, the 
cells, which, although .stupefied, 
have tried to keep their master on 
his le^'s, now wtu'king, and 
the man sleeps like one <lead. 
Finally, if moiH> than enough of 
alcoholic drink l>e t«ken, ihe effect 
on the cells istoparalvze them, and 
the unf(>riunate man die.s. 

There is some relation between 
extnioriiinary activity of the mind 
and insanity. Geniuses an> apt to 
exhibit .symptoms of mental aliena- 
tion, and. singul.irjto relate, their 
children are usually '...i'.>. .»• to of average men 

For instance, not to go oui oi Kng- 
land for example, Cr'omwell was a 
hypochondriac and had vision.s, 
Dean Swift inheritotl insanity and 
was himself not a little mad, Shel- 
ley was called liy his friends " Mad 
the tenth month in the old Roman ' Shelley," Charhs Lamb went crazy, 
I calendar. In December comes our Johnson wa8anotherhy^>ochond!iac, 
most beautiful holiday. Christmas, Coleridge was n morbid maniac. 

was in 
his tri- 


Seplemlier came from th(> Latin 
wor-d meaning seven. And it was 
the sevtuith month befdre January 
and Feliru.try were put in the cal- 
endar. It is n*w th(> ninth nioirth, 
but its name has never been 
changed. In this month the grain 
ripen \ and we have tlu> harvest 

October means eight as, you re- 
member S(>pf<'niber means seven. 
It has sometimes been called the 
" Yellow Month," because the 
leaves turn yeUow then. October 
is one of the most beautiful of the 
months on account of it«s lu-illiant 

November, the ^ninlh month of 
Ihe old calendar, means nine. In 
November we have Thanksgiving, 
a day set apart for the hountifnl 
harxiv«t>. of I lie year. 

December <'oines fr-orn the Latin 
decern, meaning t^Mi, ftir that was 

Milton •was of a morbid turn of 
mind, nearly appmaeidng insanity 
(modern i'leas of hades are 1 ii-trely 
formed on the description evolved 
'■\v his diseaseil imagination), aiid 
Byron saiii he was visited liy ghosts. 
This mental filienatii n occnrrinjr 
in the for-egoing ca^es shows that 
certain specifn- t-ronps of brain 
cells have come uncler the baneful 
influenceof theguidiiii! spir-it called 
talent or genius, which has irsed np 
all the eneryy stored jn each cell 
and ea<'h <rroup of cells, lo the 
detriment of the whole, with the 
resiili that Iheir ceasing work has 
br-oiriiht aliont various types of 
insanity as depicted, or. to ptirase 
it more softly, induced distnrl)an(>e 
of the mental equililirium. 

The remaining problem is absent- 
mindedness This is produced by 
a temporary disjunction of certain 
siroups of cidls A man beeomes so 
al>sori>ed in his study of some par- 
ticular subject and len is his whole 
mind to thought that the hard think 
ing di.sorg mizes the u'roups of cells 
employed in the pr-oeess of reflec- 
tion, their tentacles beinL' turnci) all 
oneway, to the delrirnent^if mental 
action generally, and .so the man 
with the tentach>s of his brain cells 
turned in the one dii-ection pasm^s 
along the streets lo all observa- 
tion or mental inception, and does 
all manner of qui'er things 
he is not consciofr* nf" CvTiat he is 
doing. — t^'in:s()»\ ^^ac|^~'n}r. 

\\ni;-% nv.M .viimm Ki'4'«'i{«i!K. 

ii>lene,ss and incompetency keep 

THF Rl SIVBSS NOVr' >' i^.^vt V 

\\ aiur i . Phillips, lii.^ luuiider 
of tlie national newspaper corpi>ra- 
tion known at the Uniloil 
th<' invenlor of Phillip's < 
code, a typical, energetic American, 
who has i^ut many young men in 
the news gathering business, be- 
lii-ves that the cause of failure 
everywhere among young 
beginner!* lies in incmnpeience. 

Nine tent lis of Ihe yourii; men 
who ai'c slrugelinL! for a name and 
place in Ihe world, are unfitted for 
the callings they have picked out 
for themselves. liesides an unlimit- 
ed supply of enerjry an I who'e 
heaitedness in the work before him, 
the successrul of tht> future 
must know his btwiiness from A to Z. 

The next great dr-awbacK to sue 
cess is idleness Noihin>r worth 
while is ru-complished without 
work, and plenty of it. Things do 
not happen wiihout a cause, .and 
behind every great life lhert> are 
years of concent rated energy and 
tireless industry. will 
make any man a failure; inttdligent 
work will land any man amonu the 
successful It is all s«) simple and 
so trite that oi.e hesiates to put the 
fact down in cold blooil, and yet 
how few men recognize, or re- 
cognizing, live up to the axiom thai 
labor conquers ill things. 

Idleness and the coriscii>usnes of 
incoinpelency should make any man 
ashameil of himself antl drive hinr 
to do something that is worth ihe 
doing. Ii is wilh'u the grasp ol 
every one to learn some one thing 
that will yield lioih pleasure and 
protit. Success comes only to those 
who seek it. 

The ymuiK man \\i. . 
earnest will nOt have to be advised 
how to succeeii. He may learn 
much liy studying the failures oi 
«>theis, however, and he willalway^ 
(ind, iifter a survey, of th<' gi-eal 
legion of the unsuccessful, tliat two 
causes have bixiueht them to their 
present niLsery — idleness and in- 

COmpe'eii..,- s.',./,,,.,/,, ., ;.' ... 


>»l'lll >. 


"" il' !:'li lilt.,' the pantomimic 
enieriaiiimi nt, given at St. Paul's 
Parish House, under the auspices 
of the members of St. Rede's Mis- 
sion, proved a ^Mand success. The 
proceeds \».ere jfi-eater than we ex- 
peeieii ....,1 ^,r,.„, into the mission 

Tlie weiivher being tine, the 
p opie took Ihe opportunity to 
witness Ihe pantomime At 7:30 
the door of Ihe hallwas thrown open, 
and the people rushed in to take 
possess!- n «>'' t*u; best seals. In 
half an hourevery scjit was wcnpied, 
and ''■ ■ pro;rramme commenced 
''■i'' 1 reopticon lectuiv, liy 

R"v il L. Hnrle.son, of Rochester. 
The illustrations were about Cuba, 
Porto Rico, and the Spanish War. 

The ■ " WroiiK Bride " and " At 
the pho«o;r,.„p|„.p<j,^»« virere the most 
eomic ot all farces, and the people 
enjoyed them very much. " The 
dude and the monkey " was render- 
ed in natural signs by James Llovd, 
and "The long Ago." a poem, a'nd 
the Lord's Pi-ayer, by Miss Almeda 
Austin. 'I'he players in the 
" Wion;; Bride " farce were Messrs. 
.lames B Lloyd, Jnllns llanneman, 
W Borin.stetn, (ieo Parlour and 
R Watts, and .Mesdames S, Corne- 
lias .' '^V r: . ■:: ' li 


Juliii.- ll.iiiueiii.ia iuni W. Horin- 
steiu. Mr Hanmuuan .leied like n 
clown, and the peop 
vnlsetl with ianghte 

.Vt Ihe conclusion 
niiiiie, th'^t refreshn ems were sciNt U 
under ilirection of Mrs. Dantzer 
and Mi.vs Katie tlermaiin. 

The faices invited no criticism^, 

lui I :i ins. 

MU'Ce^s lie.\iMnl our expi'Ctai 

The Cominiitee and R, 
DanlzM- are enlille<l to the thanks 
of their friends, and thjose interest- 

1 in .the missioB. Mrs. Dantzer 
an. I Katie Germann have onr 
iiiaiiks f'tr serving refreshments. 

Several of the mutes li t oi 

this ciiy wilnes.vcd Ihe j, 

iiuttl»t> writer failed to gel their 
names. Two were Messrs. Louis 
lleiuboliit and W. Halletl. 

R' v. Mr. Dantzer will 
Sunday after next (the 111 I 
Ever-y communicant is expi . 
lie on hanil. 

The memViors i.f St. Bede's Mis- 
sion are requested to lie [iresent at 
the Parish, on the evening of 
the <Jih inst. Some ibin.. «,.iii, 


.1 i; I.. 

yyANTED- Honest man or 
woman to travel for large 
house; salary *().'»* monihly and ex- 
penses, Willi increase; position net 
manent; inchise -hlf-n, 
-t.niHi. (1 <•! \ eioiw M W \( : 

l.ll i-,-W V.%RI<»K| Tl 

'.' work for this, some strive for that 
and tiriiid at every tnrn ; 
)iiie lonx for 1 

whst Ml. 

il ciawl iiiio M>int)»uulesa hole and sleep 

It off m-rt (trty 

t , - 1 , mil'-.-. I II ■ i I 1 1 , 1 , I ■ ■ I M * IV .- 1 , 

"lives a coloi-eti man by name of 
Benjamin Vance who was born h 
slave in Kentucky (i4 years ago. 
He came to Shawnee county 17 
years ago 'vith a team of horses and 
M cents. Today he owns 400 acres 
of land without a tlollar in mort- 
gage upon it, several hundred head 
of stock, a flue n'sidence a. id the 
other pniperty usually found on a 
well oi'dered farm R(M»ent!y he 
gave one of his iJaughters a grand 
piano as a birthday present, and 
his house is luxuriously furnished. 
Every dollar he has he made on a 
Kansas farm, first as a renter and 
then as an owner." 

sUn t ami save 

Vnillife- ,. ,,.-l8Hre t,> ...,>. ^i 

Klum and Rrave, 

. others wi''- ■> >" i. 
Ii»>art «i 
^' U stake the. I ,n.-7,,,,.,i m,-, , 
more tlian they can lay by 


wnine wi 
Some drink i 

siune that they may ii 
And some t here l>e. like » , 

from all fham ac. 

Wh.t liiivi' l.iiil ilijw I) M 


loi'tuue aud tor faults 

,\ ml snmp Won't torn for nnrthlnganrt K'l 

uiikiiiii but just, 
Where rieh .miit pmr .ind i- i 

Dcaf-3Uxitcs' Houvmil. 


K. A nOIMiSON, Kflitor. 


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il till- vrriter, 
'iti. biif, %« H 


. Xew York City. 

X/,ti/:H nrtiirerninfi the vihfrenhnntH i>f 
■lit will be cttarged for ill the. rnte 
'« 'I line. 

•■(■ ipt 

III fl Ill/ttlH 

if ftre cent*. 

f/i't: true to flml irfto'n triti- n 

• \,iith thrall hehnllhi 
I hill irriDiii in iiJhi) il'iur Iji iih. 

i mi tlitil HI, fifil trii I, Hint UllHf'.^ 

' !heni»SlveK, 

,4 lilt mil. Iiii nil til, run-" 


The Dear Vv oi km' n Anain 
Read a Lecture 

\x\ L>UIN<^ lit I I S 1 (> KING. 

A ' ivorcf -Vl>«> on ific f^ro- 
Urani -- Movemc-wt for a 
Ni-^ri) School -• Oilier Vlr- 
({inia News. 

[NCV. ..: 

•eiit to W 

Viririnifi I/Cttfr can b<; 

I'll JK. KH IIAI... ... '..,. ..., Ul»- 

Afrii-an fxplor.r Hml NtiKifiit of llie 
iHiiyiijige of nioiikt-yfl, will sUtrt for 
Afrif)4 this mont'i ta.mfiki- riii-t(i<T 
film I ^ iM adU to IiIh ltiii.wl<'<l!,'c of 
ill'- Simian t<'iij{iif. This will bf 
I, I.:..) |ri|» 'with tliiH olijf'Cl ill 
'•i**nii«f>«, who Hi rtiKt wen* 
iii<'iiric<l Ut Yn'. MiniiM4<l jit hiH »s- 
siiintHion that these ileM-^iiiMntH of 
th** DHi«iniHii for' ♦»»?* of llie bii- 
iriHii roC" IrHd ;i innuoHne, 

lifivf -'• (tin I........ .-x|i«Minieni« 

iti 1 ,(• to look nuiff «'TioiiH- 

r>on I'rnt. Gnrif k, and 

ii.iif li^nt him aHHiftaiiri' ii)hh^h<I of 
ri'liciiliii^ hi« «-fT(»fr-. Il is in- 
\fremt\nn: to uot4 

iiinlixl friends Imm' ••onini iik-O 10 
I'fof friirnerV m<Mif,'il i-iitiiinnciit 

.ii;^ iii;i! Ill'- ^:iM;iii !ari:.'iiau'»' miiKl 

'>f ex»r'm"h- I \omi-nt-\'-\ in fli.-ir 

AimI thore'H aiioilifr ihiijr — "fin- 
olIi'T vvorrl," nti the p-neijil HMjinj: 
lt« that we have to huv to the em- 
brj'o deaf wdrkmari jiisi i.'fii"K out 
to fi_''ii hix iiattl'- of-life. It is onlv 
sceondary in iinporfanee t-o liiM 
full kno«led(i«- of hit* faiie Ilav- 
Iml' «ork'"l more « r less in Hoiri'- 

1 t -"-Ive of th»- "''i' '■ ''i i' « and 

\'ir;.'itii;i -ain 

.spciK II 'III my ()\vii |ii-j >i)ii.ii Kiiovv- 
!e<l«e of MiiH other malNM, wliieh I 
am uIkiiM fi> pii' in [dain Mack and 
white. In some of lh'>!<' jilaecs, I 
have foini'l ihi- rankest iit'i-jiidit'c 
amoii ,• »Mnpl'>yfrH to atriin haviiifj 
in their employment h deuf-miife. 
Thit* pxjiidiee, I am Ixjnnd t() con- 
!Vhh, is not aito^'etller nnjii-t or tin 
founded. At Home time nr other, 
ih'.se cmiili^'-rN have hid ii dt-af 
Work mail. al'Oiit tiieir plaee.s of liuxi- 
iifM- «l.o, unforiiiiiately, has eon- 
«ideied hmiwdf hardly xf-and in 
imp •rianee to (he p!'opri<t<i >>( the 
hoiiKe, By hie own •»cti« and faulty 
judgment — neil even it}fll-ini€n(l''d 
(uin III ivrmitj momenis — Ii*' had 
come t W <li>il!k<d n<»t "IiIn' liy his 
' miiloycr hut Uy tin- enlir.- force 
a(iiiii< t'lc place There i.H \h*- de,if 
iii.ifi i\ iiM ut^irtH oui !>>' deniaii(iii>^ 
in the Hint few montli." 
i..- ri.i-». M i:ii in the place. Xot 
frtrfheoiniii;: at next (wyd.-iy, an- 
oth<i demand IH made. 'rhcsee<md 
dcmaiifl will eveVitualiy neiuly al- 
- make .,ny wlf respect jny eni- 
vcr Ktcrnly shake his hea<]. 
Hut inntcad of heintr ."Hiisficd. the 
deal inaii h in a'.'ain rc>i;.sieicd an- 
oi'ier demand. 'Ihi.s the emplo^'er 
treats it 


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i'.'d in 

. iew 
■■'■ o>te 

iitltr in<Iifferenec, i it ap- 
Hiil when ii'\( pay-da> 

s, encloM"<l ill h .scale*! etive- 

■ is the curt note ; " Yiiiir Hcr 

vieew will not be ne<'dcd after ." 

The <Ii- r v'/i'kman knit^ his hr iw 
and -s^the Repnldie ni or 

Deiii' .".■ Iwhfchcvirit nny he 
at the time I Adminhtration at 
W'ishin;' ' ' l>rii)jnn>f on the 

'•hard i! i.ich tie Htlribtitcs 

to his In*itij4 put off his juS I 

r liav*- had severiil of ihcw- oises 
ine under ray olixervation — in 
lit., Koine men tlnia nerved were 
triven their rdaces throii<rh mumc lit- 
tle i '■ ^ - had at 
the t 

At oiinr tiiiiCft, kvlicii J hav- i.'ome 
serous a l«»wii wheff' (wxne diaf 
wiirkman Ir.H (irejiidieed ihe pine • 
ajfaiiiHt the wh'le elaas of d'af, il 
'aises m\ irn, and Fin williiu; to 
nontJi tree o*" eosf to show 
!.• that cvt^ry deaf man is 
// ;/ iili/ci-, iin ifrirc HO than every 
bearin)? man in alike. 

Without any intention to show 
any " eL/-. " or t*! flutter mysejf in 
any a ill any I have In my 

pot«»' ,. letter fioin a jrentle- 
maii who had had exi>erienee with 
deaf i'l later I ' "d 

to I'e ,y. and ,\ - 

on my own a^ieoiiui, he 
iy ((ave me tlie letter " to 
afl wliom it may eoncem," atiitlng 
that he waa mistakeh, like he 
SHppowd a jt'kkI many othrtra were, 
in jii<J:rinff the whole deaf elasa by 
on'^ortvvo who ha'l been iinreliatile. 
This it a viry delicate matter to 
metjiiofi on my pirt, hut aa f never 
letter al>ove-mentione<l to 

iiK man, as I, do wot eare 

to refle<!t u[K»n other deaf workmen 
who may be aa well trained (or 
more) than I am. I hope thime wlio 
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!v with 

1. 1 

iifj f lien 

•h Xcllie 

:l. rM I,'! 

II: r- 

wili ntiii iinrnl.v •'•uinc 

II the next sixl.x' days, so 

The namea of 

I the u'rfM)in-to-lw, 

I am not at litwrty to mnke known 

"• •'■ '' lime, iiut (hat it will be a 

■'• in the whoh* deaf conlieent 

"'-, I am Hiire. 

■/ on the l>ells 

J 1,1V. 

tiver tt 

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inw lirlncr it, Hi»pi>y 




ihe deal 

fall, has been recuperating at Ihe 
temptirary home of her sister in 
West Virginiii. She will return to 
her home in Kiaiiklin Avenue, the 
lirst of F'ehriiary. 

Jiid^je W, S (^iodch, for several 
j'ear> pa'^l the capable elerk at the 
Staunton School, has rcnigned and 
taken a (ilace with the IV F .lohn- 
80II PiiblisliinK Company in *Itich- 
inond, probably the larjrcst publiHii- 
ers of school books in ihe South. 
Mr (Jooch h St the lloiis*. of D"le- 
jfaics clerkshiji by a very close vote 
Prof. \V .M. U'.'rkeli.y, one of ilie 
"old war hordes" at, the schofd, 
has b^en sick at his home in Staun- 
ton, we are sorry to leaiu. ,\Ir. 
lierkeley is probably the only teach- 
er at the >'<'li(i(d ni.w who saw active 
service in the Confederate Army in 
I8»>1-'0S He was won I (led by a 
stray liullet while Hlee[»ii }f on the 
liatthfiidd dtir ntr the (i\il strife. 
He is a very m'ulest prentjenian, but 
when properly ;rott' n inl'i a narra- 
tive mo d, he will lell s'inie vers in- 
terestinp; war <xpi rienees. The 
deaf all <vei Virgii.ia sincerely 
hoi'C for his speeily recovery. 

The L 'tfislalur.' now in se-sion, 
has passed an amendn to llic 
Act referring to the Huaid of Visit- 
ors of the Deaf and IJIind School 
I'nder the new law, the ii lard will 
elect the teachers and oRiiers of tin 
School in March, for a term of two 
years, but have powi-r to n move 
them at an\ time for eaiis ■. This 
will give thos'' who f.iil to be re- 
eh'j'ted time I,-) m ike oilier arrange- 
ments before Jane. Tnis change is 
a very di*«ir»l)le one, 
- At th«' present .-e-Hion of the 
Legislituie a move mny be marie 
again to have s'lne provi.sioii marie 
for the ediicitinn of the negio 
rleaf ill this .Slate, It will he re- 
memlicred that at the las' session <if 
the lawmakers two years ajjo, a bill 
was introdiicerl in the S<'naie provid- 
ing that 82,000 of certain money 
appropriated to a negro college in 
the Slate I) • set aside for e liicatiii!.' 
the rieaf negroes Hut this bill was 
what is known as a " ri'ler" — ^ind 
a. rider generally geis 'hrown il rirl- 
ing a wild str-er !) and i ot pushed 
\othing was cv-r heard of i| after 
it was intro'liicefl, |)rinie<l and re- 
ferred to a c tmmiitee 

Tiie bill now beinij made oiit has 

not Ix'i-n eiiiirely p.-riecle'l, bill as 

we have something*lo <lo with it, 

we can state a few of its more 

important provisions, Il will call 

for an apjiropriat ion of 410,000 for 

buildings, and *(.5,000 (or a little 

more) for '*ii{)port for a year, A 

Board of Visitois will he appointed 

by the fJivernor ami affirmed by 

the .Senate, This Hiard will have 

[)Ower to accept in tlie name of the 

.State one hurnirerl or more acres of 

land in any county in th" state, 

upon which they will cause the 

erection of the srdu)' ' " iiarticii- 

lar loeali«»n will t la'ei in 

the bill for this »cii'>,.|, but, if the 

measiirr' pass**", an <'fTort will b'^ 

made to have the |{ anl decide to 

acccfit a la'iil grant somewhere on 

the Chesapeake «fe Ohio Riiilway 

between f>ld Point (Jomfort airJ 

Richmond — this territory is the 

centre of the " Black Belt " of the 

•State, This proposcl bill will not 

be vigorously pushed until it is 

ascertaiiK-d for a cerl infy that our 

school ai Staunton will receive an 

additional a^»iT'ipriation, which it 

so miKih n<'i'<ls The negroes in 

Virginia alrearly co,''t Ihe Stale the 

sum of %,'5(X),000 (half a million) 

more than they pay in tax's, and it 

cannot be ex|)eet<>d that the white 

people will go to any a<lditi'>iial 

expense for the black race while 

their own (the white) pu'lic insti- 

tiitioDs are sorely taxed and In 

need of more moneys. 

The Legislature has Just passed 
a sfperate car bid — dublwl the 
" .lim Crow Car Bill " — which |)ro- 
vides that the rail roar Is shall furnish 
separate ears for the blacks and 
whites, but no discrimination 
shall be made in the furnishings, 
etx-., of the cars. This new law 
has raised fh" " dander" in .Sambo, 
i' such ;i law is in 

o, 'nil other 8tate<5 — 

and while the Democritic party 
don't care a snap r»f its littie linger 
about getting Ihe nejrro vot-s it is 
polifir-'H bv Sfinie 
, Mriiig) p'ditir-i (IIS 
lo show .Sambo l.lial Ihe while IV)IkH 
really want (o help him all they 
can in ever,v way The new sclmol 
for his deaf children will be only 
one of the many addiii'ina! hh ssings 
and luxuries he may s«/on e.jjoy at 
the expense of the while riMU The 
old state of Virginia has " had a 
time of it," to iiss' h g'-ijeral expns- 
sion, in lat^- years, b it has never 
n;../.||fl,|, Bi^ides bein:j compelled 
ulder a debt of some twelve 
or iHieen million dollarn cmdracte.l 
t)efore the war of '<il-'«'>. and when 
II: in 

tl.' TS 

and sharerl in the bi'iielitw of the 

*1.5,000,000 loan, she has kept ui- 

her<lozen or more public instil utions 

without anv a ' '•. The great 

debt due |to liondholders 

should ite ftharerl by West 

lia, but Ihe o'd " mother of 

and sifitesni ii " has been 

J,,. ,,i i/i'.'.i»d III! ,.r I.I- u'li 1- u ,1 f'd 



Preparations for reopening school 
are progessiiig favoraMy, all things 
considered Siipt. Biiil manages 
to keep every body busy, so tliat 
the many things to bo done are 
advanced rapidly. The new tem- 
porary building is enclosed and in- 
side work is iroing on very fast. 
The Kinileriiarlen. being of a jier- 
inanenl nature and also being fire- 
proof to a (reriain extent, is not 
ncaring completion so rapidly, but 
consiileritig the many things to at- 
tend to in connection with it, it is 
being |iushed to the limit Work 
can now i^o on in both buildings in 
spile of Ihe weatlnr. S'lwertng, 
iKving steam, gas and v a er pipes, 
and liulldiiig ventilaling wa>'s, has 
been quite a big i' em in latior, es 
p«'ci;illy for winier weatle r. 

A number of the pupils, living 
near, have been out to claim any 
stray ariicles of afiparel and 
school books I hat might be saveil 
from the wreck. Some were re- 
ward! d liy limliiiu clolhinji or books 
lieliiiit'ing to them, biii of (course 
the great majority will gel nothiiiir. 
These [uipils who h.tve oeen seen 
since tin- lire are unanimous in 
their desiie to get bn-k lo school 
as HOfHi as possible. 

Dan Rcirdiard, who lives near 
.Sharj'Sville, Mercer Co » came to 
Piitsburg two weeks ago, ami has 
taken up his qiiarlers at the home 
of John Kscherich. These with 
some others have formed|a class, to 
coiiiiniie their studies under the 
<lirecii<Mi o| Mr. K >l>eits, thr>ir 
teacher. The most of these are 
prcj aring lo enter (ialhimlet (^ol- 
iige next fall. 

Dean Siewarl, son of teachci W. 
J. S«ewart and w hoses rious illness 
was meniionerl in a former letter, 
siiccumlied to the Crim Il^per on 
January 0th. Me wasthoiiiiht to bo 
well starti'loii the ro id tor overy, 
but a sudden change I', r the worse 
came and in a fe\v hours Ik- passed 
to the beyond. Mr aiul Mrs Stew- 
art have tlie H\nipathy of many 
friends in their loss This is the 
third .s<m they have lost within the 
p ist few years Dean was a very 
i)iiglii. pri'coi'ioiis child. He had 
le'irned to read almost witlioul as- 
sis'an(te He coiihl read thi' Bilde 
betwersn three aiirl four, and before 
his death had read itlhniugh. His 
age was seven years, four monihs. 
A few days after the death of 
theirson, Mr. and Mrs. Stewart, left 
for y\iken, S, C., where thev will 

Rev. Mr. Mann was invited to 
preach at her funeral, but he did not 
respoml to the call as the invitation 
could not reach him, ot he niiirht 
not have been able to cancel liis 
(Miuagi-ments elsewhere. So her 
funeral services were conducted Viy 
Rev. Mr. (Jlarke, rector of the 
church. She looked quite natural 
as she lay in a fine white coffin. 

The following mutes weie present 
at the funeral : Mrs James (-. Mc- 
Oowan, Mrs Sam. McClannahan, 
.Mr. and Mrs Charles R. Douglass, 
Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Stevenson, Mr. 
Levi Williamson and Mr. and Mr. 
A C. Powell. — Ohio Chronifle. 


remain for some time. The state 
of theii health ivrpiired elia'i;;e i.f 
-<cenes and climate. We l-ojie they 
will be much benefitted l.y their 
stay ill Ihe south. 

Mr. Henry Bardes and Clarence 
.Amler.soii are li-ariiing Hi'- car- 
penler's tr)t<le, and thus Mr Barrh--' 
ix a'ldinir ."inoth'-r striii:.' to his oow 
iiy th(' tinfc the new biiilflin'.;s are 
ilone they will he applyinz for 
rec'iminr'ndationw for jidis at any 
kind of I'arpontry work. T'levare, 
at least, having practical experieyce 
in biiil'ling operations and we must 
givr> I hem their just riues. 

Mr. Allahougli has laid asidi- his' 
amusement of |ihot"grHi>li\ ami his 
biisinr'ss of canvassing long enou'.di 
to take a Irip east. WImmj^ last 
heard from he had "done" the 
Mt Airy Sclmol an<l .was on his way 
to pay his respects to his friend, 
Princifial Walker, at Trent "ii. He 
will have taken in New York aii'l 
Wa.Hhingtoii by Ihe time he re- 
turns. Doubtless he will make his 
trips of much practical use. 

Of all the things ,Mr. Allab"uuh 
lost in the fin-, he regretted most 
his family heirhwims and the fine 
typewriter rb'sk ptesented to him 
by the deaf of Pittsburg as a testi- 
monial tn his h>d|if Illness in the 
silent community. The fine biisi 
of Henry Wlnt,er Syle, presented to 
the Institution, by the 'leaf of 
Pliiladel|)'iia, was also lost, as was 
everything else in the chapel. 

.Mr. Charles Kerney put *in an 
apjiearance here, most iinexpecterl- 
ly but none the l>ss agreeably, re- 
cently. The only thing regretable 
about it was that he cmhl not stay 
longer. He ha<1 much •! interest 
to s ly about his new in'lefiendenl 
[laperand his plans fur taking a 
body Af Ihe d>af and their friends 
on a Kiiropean tour next summer 
His plans as iinfohled by him in his 
gr.i'ihic sl.vie " seemed like a 
dream." Nevertheless he appears 
tfi have fdenty of soliil backini.' for 
his jirojects, ami may he bring thi'in 
all to a sticcessfulJ;erininatioii 

As Brooklyn at present seems to 
be without a regular correspondent, 
I have scraperl the rust off a long 
iinn.sed pen, pouri-d a little water in 
my aliniist dried up inklmitle, that 
I may inform the Jouknai^ rea'Icrs 
of quite an elaborate social which 
tooK (ilace some time ago. at the 
palatial residence of Mr. and Mrs. 
John Diinlap, given li_v them to the 
nir'tiiliers of the Brooklyn Guild of 
Sileiil Workers, in honor of Mr. 
Diiiilap having become a member. 
On the oceasifin their hamlsomr' 
resirleiice was ablaze wilh light, and 
their cozy narhirs at the ilisposal of 
the m.-mbers. Th«' early part nf 
the evening was spent in soiilal con- 

At inidni'.rhl wedesceii'led to the 
dining ro'itn, whr>re a feast was 
s[»re!id lliMt would have been an 
lionrir to th" Count and Countess 
Casiellane. The table was loadeil 
with silverware and candelatira that 
would rival a Fiflh Avenue affair, 
d say nolhiiig ol ihe goody-goodies 
wilh which tluf table was over- 

Before the feast began, speeches 
were made by prominent members, 
all beinu' compiimeiitary to the host 
and hoste.>)s, whose hospitality was 
greatly appreciaterl by all present 
The presr'iK-e of R"V. Mr. and Mrs 
Chamberlain did much to lend pn s- 
liL'c to the affair. 

Alihoiign the wi'atlier was not 
prop'tioiis, the att,endatice was very 
good, anil it was late, or rather early 
in Ih" man, when the gnet-t-i di;- 
part (I fur their sevi'ral homes, in a 
downpour of lain, and thanks lo a 
blor'khr>aded conductor, several ol 
us wi-re conveyed far fr-oin our iles- 
linafioii, to the lerminal at Ridge- 

I am pleased to say that the 
Brooklyn Oiiifd is at pres<nt in a 
floiirisliing cnnditioti, having had 
several adilitions to its roll of mem- 
bership lately. We now number 
among us such iiroininent persons 
as Messrs. Wilkinson and Rey- 
ii'dds. And several ladies have 
expiessc'l their inleutioii of joining 
at an early liay. 

An excursion is in pros|>ei'l for 
the I'O'iiing summer, but whe- 
thr-r il will be givn in combination 
with the New York Guild, as was 
the cas<* last siiiiimer, we are un- 
able to saw 

As we hav<' positive informal i-m 
thai tlie Ni'W York Guild is already 
di~«Missing the matter on its own 
account, and wi- have hail so far 
no offlciid information that our co- 
oper-<tion is desired. But if we are 
left out of the question, we will be 
on deck at the proper time. 

The a'tendanci' at the servirres 
for Ihe Deaf given at St. Mark's 
Churidi has also been on the iii- 
cre;ise lately. 

And in approeiation of the kind- 
ness of the Rector, Rev. Spencer 
Roolie, the (fUild will airaln honor 
him with an Easier offering next 
April, as il has done in the past. 
W«' can only hope that each 
giieeeedinir yr-ar we may be abh- to 
prove more liberal In our offering. 
The B'ookly.i Deaf are respect- 
fully requested to give their little 
mileio Mr. John Diinlip, who has 
been appointed collector. 


H4MJIIN l>llll./%,'\-|-||lt4»l«l. 

The bill introduced in congriss 
"to aid in establishing homes in 
the states and territories for leach- 
ing articulate speech and vncai 
languatre to deaf children" is a 
cunning aitempt, under Ihe giii,se of 
a beniivolent purpose, t" enlist the 
support of the national iruvernmeni 


pernicious fad — " Pure 


C. M T, 

I'fiiK-rnl'or IfliHH Annu Htonl. 

tf) many of 
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Ills to III 


•n the , 


'if .Mexico ar- 

to be 

The Find lav Morninrj Rfpuhlirnii 
of January 15th, has the following: 
"The funeral of Miss Anna 
Stout, who died in this city Thurs- 
day, occurred at Trinity Episcopal 
church yesterday afternoon ami was 
1 irgely attended. The beautiful 
Efiiseop/il burial service was hehl 
over tlte remains, and those who 
were pres^-nt were very much im- 
pressed. The interment occurred 
at Maple Grove ceinr-tery.!* 

Miss Stout died of consumption, 
after suffering for Ave years. 

Reeentiv she w/is baptizerl by 
Rev. Mr Mann and confirmed by 
Bishop Leonatd of the EpisiiopaJ 
''hjirch. Feeling that she was 
leiring her end, she acted in time 
to fir' sent herself at the door 'if 
adniitsion (o the Church, and in 
a I il h she was well 

pi I happy. 

K'lward Heller, of Duneli.n, ,V. 
.[., has bi'en iin'ler the wi^ather. 

Frank Penrose, of New Market, 
N. J., is feeling blue and out of 
sorts. His frieu'ls 'hi ii'i n'lt know 
what ails him, but hoj)" that If will 
be himself attain before the next 
iiKHui comes around. 

Mrs. Kriward Heller, Mrs. Joe 
Penr'H't au'I Mrs. Frank Penrose, 
visite'l friends in Newark three 
weeks ag'i, 

.M«'ssrs McManiis and Shannon 
weir> visitors at the residence of Mr. 
aii'l Ml" f.i»'m;i ir,.ii,.,. |,j„t 

M|teclnl Mervlvn In 'I'roy. 

On Sunday, February -llli, in 
Htea'l of the usual morning servi«-e 
for the deaf in the chapel, there 
will be a celebration of Ihe Holy 
Communion In St. f^aul's Church, 
Troy, N. Y , at 10:, 30 AM,, at 
which the Rev. Mr. Van Alien will 
assist. As the mission at Troy is 
in charge of a Deacon, it is hoped 
that all communion cants in the 
ciiy of Troy and vicinity will take 
Mdvantagr- of its oppoitiinity to re- 
ceive the Blessed Hacraroent, 

The nutritious value of 'Iried beef 
is saiil lo exceed largely that of 

Oralism " — are experts in i hat sort 
of deci'ptjnn. They ajipear before 
h'gislative boilies with tear-compell- 
ing pictures of the forlorn coinlition 
of the deaf chihl ; ignore the sound, 
practical beneficient work wliicli is 
being done in eHlaMishedinstitii- 
tions like that at F,iribault, Minn., 
Flint, Mich., Fulton, Mo., and 
others — the list of which is as long 
as that of the slaies — and wouhl 
have it b'dieved that Ihe deaf world 
has been waiting for Pure Onilism 
with very much the same need as 
the world at largo, nineteen 
centuries ago, waited for llu' coming 
of Christ. The general bi nevolence 
of the Aineii'^an pe<iple is shared in 
full by our li gislatures. 

Appeals in ladialf of God's iiii- 
fortuiiales llrnl a ready liiMiring in 
(iommillee rooms ; and in tlirdr 
eag'-rnchs to I'-spond to Ihe liene- 
voloiil (itomptings of their own 
hi'arts, in the iue,{<ence of such 
appeals, legislators do not always 
stop Ki Cdiisi'ler whether thcie I'liay 
mil be a better way to beiielit the 
unlortunale than that urged by 
men who have officion-ly |iul Ihem- 
sidves forward as their champions, 
as the I'ure Oralists have luil thein- 
selvc's forwaril at Washington as 
Ihe pretenrlerl champi'ins of the 
d'-af. It is thus that these men 
have succeeded in forciirg their 
metlioil upon the sidiools for thc! 
deaf in several stales to the immense 
loss of the Unfortunates who have 
become their vic'ims ; who have 
through the '(xploilation of a "fad" 
been robbed of their educational 
tipportunilies and (iompelled lo 
enter upon lif(( wilh but a poriion 
of the r'i|iiipment whi'sli lhe.\' might 
have rec'ived iiud'^r the wiser 
nu'lliods approved by long cx- 
pi-rieiice in America and now 
gradually supplanting Pure ol-alism 
in Europe. 

The passage of thai bill by con- 
gress insti-ad of being ab'MieRcence, 
will 1)1" a cruel blow at I hi' welfare 
of the deaf children of the nation. 
Not that there are iinl a few deal' 
children who may be benefited by 
the oral metlu'd ; for perhaps fine in 
ten may be fairly eilucaled in this 
manner. But for (he mass of the 
d'^af the established "combined 
melhoil," which uses signs, fitiger- 
s[»elling, wrilingor lip-reading ami 
articulation, according to the 
capacity and nee<ls of the pupil 
adapting the rn<'lhod to the child 
rather thm vainly .seeking lo aiio])!, 
'•very child to Ihe same melhod — is 
a necessity if any satisfactory 
results are lo be secitr<'d. 

The advocates of the estalilished 
and successful mcth'iilsof teaching 
the deaf are sidly embarrassed, in 
o[)))i)siiig thc pretensions of by tlie 
Pure Oralists, by the iitudrupulous 
use of political methods by the 
latter in l<ii''ing thi-ir fad upon 
legislature.'). The faddists have 
not hcsitateil to urgo the rcmnval of 
Democratic teachers and superin- 
tendents when Republican hgi.s 
lalurea and execiiiivea hipe bi'cn 
in power, and of Repulilican 
teachers and supi-rinicndents when 
Democrats have lieeti in power, 
order lo secure the installation of 
Pure Oralists in Iheii [daces. 
When teachers and sitperinleiidoiitH 
who have given their lives to 
mastering their specialty in the 
insiriielion of the deaf have ven- 
tured tn appear at stale capitals to 
oppose 111'' ruin of tlieii' sclmols, 
they have been attacked for beinu 
"absent from their post of duly." 
Backed by the money of Alexander 
(Jraliam Bell, the lelcfihone mil- 
lionair(^ — who is the sincere but 
mi.sguided chief apostle of Ihe fad — 
the oralists hav been able to main- 
tain successful lobbyists in state 
capitals and are now using the same 
methods at Washington. Whoever 
opiioses them makis a vindictive 

The legislation which the ileuf of 
the country wniild ask from con- 
gress, wlii'ii that boily is in a ui'miiI 
to 'leal generously with them, is not 
for the eslablislmient 'if Pure Oral 
schools, but for the establisliinents 
of industrial colleges, where they 
may learn a variety of tiade which 
it is as yitt impraclieablo for the 
stall' schools to lea'-li. These latter 
scho'ds are iiocc'-.sarily liiniled in 
their scope, and coniir'-ss would 
'!onfer an incalculable boon bysiip- 
plemenling Iheirdellciencies. Pai- 
ticularly in the ease of the deaf 
girls is there need of enlargement 
in the sphere of industrial IrainiiiL'. 
The stall' schools alieii'ly atfiiid all 
tip' opportunities tiiat can bo dosir 
CO for Ihe learning of speech and 
lip-reading by the fortunate few 
who tan be beni'liled by such in- 
struclion. Now let congressi'inal 
betievoleiioe extend the iiiuch iieeil- 
ed hi'lp in ihe ways of indu-trial 
eilucaiion, and the United States 
will hav set a splendid example to 
the world in the .'Xleiit of its provi- 
sion for th'' "(ihlldreii of silence." 
— Pioneer 

'I'li«^ Oeuf* of Kgyjtt. 

Ill a loiter written lor the Joui- 
miJ ih'H Sotirds-MuciN by M. Paul in 
M'lulin, its correspondent in 
Alexandria, Egypt, hi' said v — 

Al'xaii'Iria is a large and beauti 
fill !'if.y full of Europeans and 
other nationalities. The European 
and Arab ileaf-mutos are hero in 
numbers. I know poiHonally a 
half dozen who are iiilelligent and 
capable, but these received good 
education in special schools. As 
to the rest, which comprise the 
majority, in spite of lively spirit 
callable of being developed, live in 
dense iynorance, since Egypt does 
not have within its territory any 
school adaptable to their noed.-^. 
As they caim^ from 4)oor faniilii s, 
one can underslan'i the difficulty 
of sending them lo European 

You .see that deaf-mutes here are 
very ill treated in all points com- 
pari'd with their brethren in mis 
fortune in other '.'onniries. 

One day I was sitting in company 
with one of my deaf mule friends, 
M. Janoila. We wi-re talking in 
ngiiage and I hold in my 
hand a copy of tlii^ Journal dr.s 
SoiirilK-Min'fs. A gentleman pass- 
e'l along. Struck by Ihe title of the 
paper and our gestures, he accost- 
ed lis and asked ii.s if iliere existed 
here any college for deaf-mutes. 
On our n'ply in the negative, he 
informed us that he had a deal-* 
mule son, at jircseni in Europe but 
in Alexandria durinit vacation for 
two months, and that he wouhl 
very much like to have him near 
him if our '-ily had an institution. 

At the end of Ihe eenlury where 
civilization Ims made so great pro- 
gross, where humanitarian works 
of all kinds are everywhere de- 
veloiied, have you not found, addel 
our ''(irrespoiidenl, that it ieashann' 
thai 'this deploralde stale should 
happen in a city as important as 
Alexandria. Hero he tinds many 
men, human beings, oliligivl, by 
force of 'rireuiiislaiie''s lo liv(! apart 
from their equals, in.seiisiblo to the 
wonders that surround them. 
Shall we n..t Hud, in our beautiful 
France, some one, a Gallaudet, a 
Clerc. elc , who wotild take the ini- 
tative to restore lo society all these 
ilisinhi'rited of speech and hearing. 
Jlere is a ref.irm which is pressiiiL'. 

^ SiiiKlfeHlloii. 

EiuToii Journal :— The first parr 
ofSMr. Ilavstad's account ofhisionr 
in Ameri'-a will afipear in lh(» 
February Anvah. It will be likely 
lo cause comment in some of the 
school papers, and I would suggest 
that, as an act of courtesy, oditois 
who comment '111 the pajier send w 
marked copy to Mr. Havslad. His 
aldress is Heir Lars A llavsla'l, 
Slorthingsbyggningeii, c:iiri,stiania, 
Norway. As your readei-s know, 
Mr. Havslad "'"I n'l't-"- ■ mhI Ei 
lish freely. 

Yours iruly, 

Olok Hanson. 
I''A«IBAULT, Jan. ^6, lOOO. 


K\\7.i\,\wi.\\ (3oii«ni'lrt, of Newfirlc. N. .7.. 
died on Satiintiiy, .lanuniry '.JOtli, ofnpo- 
plpxv, iiKi'il Ki yniirn. Tim fimi-ral wiih IibIcI 
on 'riu'sdiiy, til" 'i:l(l, (111(1 iiitfnnent wftsln 
the family pl'ft,, tr Miiilimin, N. J. Hev. Dr. 
fllmiiilKirliiln omoiateil at the house onri at* 
the jfrave. 

It has been estimated that steam- 
ers are 20 per cent safer than sail- 
ing vi'ssels. 

Chinese scholars claim that iron 
swords were in use In their country 
4,000 years ago. 

In France the bread is baked in 
rolls about the sizM of a man's arm 
and four feel long. 

A"Ale.s8iah," at Samara, Russia, 
has selected as his special mlnis- 
t rants "leu wise virgins." 

TUe income fi'un the Monte Carlo 
gaining tables for the past year 
reaches over «0O,OOO, 000 

Peru possesses such a diversny ot 
elevations and climatic poculiaii- 
lies as to 1)0 able lo pioiiuce almost 
any product known to man. 

In Stockholm Ihe fees for tele- 
phone u.sers are from *7.60 to fas a 
year, yet the last ri'port of ihe tele- 
phone coiniiaiiy shows pioHts of 
''iglil per cent, nlmvi. I.,.i,ilu .,nd 
other expenses. 

A few weeks ago the Krupi) facto- 
ry turned out its twenty-thousandth 
laru;e gun for European arinit^s. 

In New York trade is so brisk 
among the brass workers that em- 
plo.yeis aie finding ilifficulty in 
securing enough men to keep up 
with their orders. 

The Chl'tago Board of E'iueation 
reei'iilly pas.sed a rule which di.t- 
qualifies women having children 
iiinler I wn years of age from teach- 
ing in the public .scluails. 

Ho who is always hearing and 
answering the (rail of life lo hm^^ 
Ihoughlfiil and bravo and self- 
siicrilicing, alone can safely hear 
the outcry of life tempting him lo 
be happy and enjoy. 

MIhi liOttle Tllton, of Manniiciuan, N. .1., 
enJoy^Hl ii ploitHarit vl« tof two wcckH with 
Mr. (Out Mrs, Henry HRluinck, In 'I'uikry, 
N..I, .Mr», Hi3tian(!k Ih nOw Niinn'tlnK i» wonk 

or two wllli licr i.luO>ru in tii-fki.L It ti V V, 

Perfect health is that <'onditinn 
of the body when digi'slion is si> 
perfect that the iihysiologieal 
balaii'''' l^etwcen thi' destruction 
anil construction that goop on ceaso- 
h'ssly in I'oll life is daily kept nor 
mal. ' 


People and Things at the 
Wheel Show. 




Little Sundries. 

jMr. A. 1-. I'aiirHiKlilreHSisaWl W. 
St. (Room 4) Now York.] 

It's hard to rotiirn a prfdicHoii as 
to how iniin.v ol our deaf citizonH 
attoiided the wheel and " Aiiti)" 
show. Among lliosc that I i^aw 
Uicro A\cr<^ McsMrs Soixt, ScIiiinlU'r, 
Fox, Ildd^THoii, Lounshury, Mc- 
Ilwraith ami Dr. W. F<>i'lyii Poitor, 
ami a nuinlior of others of the 
" henrinK worhl." 

The Ihiiijrs of interest to the deaf 
whewlinen wi^re nnmbprless, and 
from Clumipion Murphy's clippinj; 
a inilo in 5'-i Hcconds to " Major 
'r;iylor",s" oil can, wliicih wheelman 
Soper triumphanlly pointed out to 
hi.H frienil " liiK'l;,"' who Iiuh lioen 
on many a run willi deaf lideis 

Souvenir huMtei-H ^ot all their 
hearts could desire and some thinjjs 
their lieartH eonld not dowire. 
Takon in its entirely the wheel 
hIiow was -1. (rood one, and au in- 

terestifiK f<l"<'.v '" i''<h'i'H- ^ 

Lust Tiinrxiay evenini.' tlieJoUK- 
NAL re[)orler conclndod that the 
Guild meeliiig annonneetl for that 
night Would lie a good plac^- to get 
a " story," .so he lK)arde<l one of the 
Third AveriU(> C'oinpanyV liij." forty- 
four foolers, that di.-<played doulde 
green signals, and made the 
journey across V/Jath Street and up 
Amst'-rdani Avenue without trans 
fer. 'i'liis was a novelly after four 
months of th" wrotidied horse ear 
service. Arrival at St Ann's found 
no meeting in progress — the sumo 
old, old story. 

There was tlie I'.istor, ilev. John 
Cl.anihi'rhiin, four of IIm- " faith- 
ful" ami Si'.xlon Ahranis, and after 
an hour's wail the meeting was once 
more adjourned. 

It's remarkalily (jueer'l it, 
that a<ly-puH, a bi>an bag eon- 
tesl or a gum chewing festival, will 
draw a house full, while a meeting 
to consider ways and means of 
beuelitling the "submi r>.'ed tenth," 
adjoin US, month aft^r month, for 
lack of a (piorum. There is much 
Important work to be done by the 
members of the Guild, and it is to 
bi* hoi»ed lli;it when the ne.\t meet- 
ing is called there will b» a .sub 
stantial iesi)onse. 

Those memliers of the Guihl who 
will not attend its meetings without 
ji lirilie or an inducement in the 
shape of free hnudieon, ought to re- 
sign and give people with more 
purpose a show. 

Albert iialiin, the ' artist, has 
taken up the study of the art of le- 
touchinu negatives, with the view of 
llllifiL' in sue!) leisure time Hs he 
may happen to have in a profitable 

Lincoln's Mirtliday and Washin^;- 
ton's HiillKlny are both being look- 
ed forward to with interest, and no 
• leal New Vorkcr need spend tlicHe 
holidays unprolltably. 

On the tirst named dal<> he has 
the Brooklyn Hall of the League of 
Elect Surds as an attra<Mion, atid 
whether he goes "en masque" or 
"en civique" lie can enjoy u royal- 
ly good time. TIk? admi.ssion is 
merely nominal, and v^as jiurposely 
made so, as the League do<'s not ex- 
pect a p^iiny of profit on the affair. 

On the ev<M»f WiLshingl on 's Birth- 
day he can take a .lersey ("enlral 
" HlueLine Klyer" to Hoiind Ibook, 
and llieiu!e by trolley to Dunellen ; 
or he can take a local direct to 
Dumdli'U and find himself a stone's 
throw from the scene of fpHtivity. 

The visitor can lake a midnight 
train back to Ihe city, or he can 
nwike " a night of it" by remaining 
and takinu any one of a liundr( d 
tiains back in the morning. 

So far as the nn-moiy of the pre 
sent writer goetli, \i will be the llrst 
time a metropolitan gathering of 
deaf people haVe ha<l the op|)oi- 
lunity to go to a " country dance," 
ami those wlio go will have no oc- 
casion to I eg let it. 

There is to be anollu'r gathering 
■of Mrs. W. 11. Rose's circle of 
young people this Saturday even- 
ing. When Ihe harinhss sport of 
(!orn))o|)piag will be indulged in, 
and those who ma.V find thems-'lvcs 
Invited will speml a jolly evening. 

Mr. iJiewsler liandall Allaliough, 
a lea<dicr in th« Western rennsyl- 
vania School for the Deaf, m)won a 
tour of inspect ion, has renched this 
city, and as he was a resident hen* 
a dozen years ni:», finds himself 
among friends. Ife w;is a member 
of tlio Gallandct ('liib when llial oi- 
ganiitation was in its prime, and 
was very prominent socially. Mr. 
Allabough was at St. Ann's Church 
Sunday, and, togethei with smne 
forty others, received the insjiira- 
tion of one of Rev. Dr. .John 
Chamberlain's sermons. 

Not withstanding tlie fact that 
the salary of the sexton of St, Ann's 
CIkii'cIi is a mere pittance, it is no 
secret that there are sevvral who 

would like the place. The pay is 
sonu'thing like seventy cents per 
diem, and besides Sunday and 
several evenings attendance «>ach 
week, not to speak of <lay tluties, are 
required. There are no fees of any 
kind, such as hearing sextons get 
for (tpeniiig the church <)n special 
occasions, and no emolumenls what- 
ever I won<lei if a lew dollars 
couldn't b. lopped of some of the 
h.aring officials of St. Mattliew's 
and added to the begirarly sum the 
only deaf mute attache leceivesy 

Though St. Ann's has been erect- 
ed for some months over a year, is no legend over its por- 
tals, to tell the stranger what the 
l)\iildini; is, though signs are very 
inexpensive. There is, however, an 
undi riaker's advertisement, follow- 
ing the usual custom, though it'sa 
ridiculous one. The rectoi's and 
assistant lector's names and ad- 
<lresses, together with an announce- 
ment of the hours of service would 
be much, much more appropriate. 


A New Law Affecting the 


Items of All Sorts. 

■>OKTIiA:\U, ORRuorv. 

iNcw Itemn for thin column rnKv be sent 
>o our Oliio NewH Hiirt'iiu, cnre of Mr. A. 15. 
ijirccmT. !«W Knmltlin Ave., Oolumbn«, O.) 

I<'rank .lohnson was a recent 
visitor in iIka ('ity, coming from Mc- 
Minnville, Ore , where he works as 
a farm-hand lor the Evans . I. Owens 

Willi.'un (.loot is still mail carrier 
between Ten-mile and liooking Ore, 

Mr. Merrill, ex-student at Gal- 
landct ('olleg<', Washiniiton, D ('_, 
has ac(!ei)UMl a good jiosition in this 
I'ity. A soiree will soon be given in 
his honor. 

.John I'Msher, fininerly of Imliana 
but at r-resent of Fonlaiid, Ore., 
paid a visit to frii-nris and i datives 
in Sah-m, and also stopped at the 
s'ho(d for the Deaf. Mr. Fisher 
has 1,'ood employment with the I'cnM- 
land I'owcr Co. , 

.laeob D. lirow^r, who iised to 
live in Iowa City, la , hut for many 
yeais has resi<led in Poriland, has 
married Miss Addie Porter, of 
.Miehigaii. We « ish the couple 
happiness. Mr Hrower's liist wife 
tiled several years ago. 

Max Cohii, of San l<'rancisco, 
Cal., has been working as a tr.ivel- 
ling agent for some firm, and was 
in this Slate. 

Ii is reported that }?rof. R, H. 
Drought, of the Oregon S(diool, was 
a victim of the railroad in Maho, 

Messrs. S. D. Eaton, Rola-rt Tur 
ner and E. Walker, have moved 
from Astoria to Portland, wlier" 
they have secured employment. 
Alie Harris is in I»oilland, and 
hopes to secure employment in a 

Prof. Clayfon Wentz, M.A., has 
been appointed superintendent! of 
the Salem School for the Deaf. It 
is understood that he was fonnerlv 
connected with the Ohio School for 
the Deaf. Many congratulations 
were sent him on his appoint nuMit. 
Th(( Oreyon (/o^(.'//t/- is welcoun'd 
as the successor of the 'S'jf//?. It 
contains several improvements, 
among them the " Pupils' Page," 
which is w(dl edited. 

During the summer, Mr. Edwin 
.f. Page rode imne than two thou- 
sand miles on his bicycle, t ikinj> in 
Ocean Beach and otluT .scoyes. 
Whde ri<ling on<' day, he came up- 
on a deer in the roadway. lb 
cave chase, but it was too swift a 
runner, and escaped in the moun 
tainons country. He also witness 
ed Ihe capture of a whale, and one 
day saw a nnmstrous shark on the 
l.eiieh. Mr. I'age is l>ack again 
will) the (t. Lawrence Company. 

The OrcL-on Stat" Board of Edu- 
cation, with Governor (^eei anil 
two assistafitR, made an iidormal 
visit to the Blind and Mute Institu- 
tions at Vancouver, Wash., ami 
Were made welcome by Snpei'- 
inteiKlent Watson cd" the Mute 
School. While Ihe methods of in- 
struction of the Oiegon Sch(a)l are 
equal to the Vancouver School, 
the latter liave superior accommo- 
dations and <'onvenicnces. 

Rev S. P. Knight, ex-Superin- 
ti'iideilt of the On'gon School for 
the D<af, h 's been a Congrcgiitional 
minisier in Salem for several yeai-s 
Mr. (' (J'odrich, whilean inslruc- 
t -r in Ihe in<lustrial deparinient at 
the |ierk(dy, Cal., School for the 
Deuf, carries on Ihe business of 
ciiipentry in a town north of Santa 
Itosa, ('al. 

Ml. William Ohiham is doing 
fln<dy in Santa Rosa, Cul. Mr 
DoU'ihisTihlen, thi' faniousseulptor, 
prdd Mr. Oldham a visit some time 

Mr W. S Smith has profitable 
cinploymenl In the Real Estate 
Ayency here 

Tt is'said that Mr. Frank RafTetIo 
has gone lo Oakland, Cal., where 
lie has accepted a position as cabinet 
maker in that place. 

Mr. O, Brown met with what 
cinne near proving a .serious ac-< 
ciilent in he sawmill, where lie is 
employed. As it was, he was laid 
up for two days, A heavy slab of 
wood was thrown out by the saw 
wheel and cut him badly about the 

Mr. W, W. Redman has made a 
reputation as an aridiitecl, and is 
now under I !>!■ eni riliiv of .i Cnui in 

Australia's gold production in the 
last half century has ainoiinfcd to 
considerably inoie than £400,1)00,- 

Senator Brorein introduced a bill 
in the Senate to change Ihe law in 
regard to tin* transfer of age<1 and 
inlirm deaf from County Infirma- 
ries to the Home As the law 
stands at present, only ngedi\iu\ iu- 
firni deaf could Ite traiisfeired, and 
on explaining to superintendents 
and dircclois of Intirmarics would 
indiiee them to h-t go <d' an at>le- 
boilied dcjifiniit*' to a lie4tcr hom<- 
and surroundings The bill pass- 
ed the Senate on Thursday, so it is 
a half laiv already. ' 

P'ormer Superintendent of the In- 
stitution, Rev. W. S. Eaaleson, was 
ihis week chosen Snperiideiident of 
the Columbus Associated Charities 
'I'he appointment is a good one, as 
Mr, Eagleson h,is been iniefcsled 
for years in work of this kind, and 
has also made it a special study. 
During the late Spanish wai, he as- 
sisted the local (diaiity workers in 
aiding *lie wives and children of 
soldiers. ^ 

The Ladies' Aid Society, at iheir 
last meeting, rtlieved Mrs. W. T, 
Rose, at liei reqin-st, from perform- 
ing the duties of secretaryi and 
chose ' Miss Bessie Edjjai in her 
place. The retiring president, 
Mrs. .Joseph W. Lei'i, d<'livercil her 
valedictory, in which she thanked 
tlic niemhers for the corilial siip- 
|)orl th(>y had rcndereil her Ac- 
eonling to the tr.asuiei's report, 
the society earned ^74 09 duiing 
the y(>ar from so<dals and enter- 
tiiinmeids yiven, and the expenses 
were itl<l().l3 The soci<'ty has now 
*;t(i5 ill bank. However, bills lo 
the amoiitii of al'oiit $17.'> cxpeiid(>d 
for the Home will l>e drawn from 
tilts snm, which will leave the so- 
ciety about $17.'> still to its cri'dit. 

The new ])resident, Miss May 
(trecMier, anmuneeil the following 
('ommittees for the year: Visiting 
Coniinittee, Miss An'iie Rodman, 
Mrs. Greener and the piesiib-nt ; 
Purchasing Committee. Mrs. Nmi'z- 
ling, Mrs. Zell an I Miss Miinnell. 

Tlie nienii'ers were divided into 
two divisions f' r enteitaitiments 
(liiriny the year. The annual le- 
ce|)lion to the retiring olficers by 
invTiation will be held on the even- 
ing of Feliriniry M, at the home of 
.Miss Alice Prouty. 

A bill is before the leglslatiin? 
prohibiting the erection of hosiiitals 
within 300 feet of public inslilii- 
tioiis Opposite the institution on 
Town Sirei t, next to the O'larra re- 
sidenj-e, a building is being enlarg- 
ed, and when completed is to be 
known as the Lawrence Hospital. 
A jietition V'l'ot'sliiiL' against the 
hospital has been received by the 
commitiee haviim the bill in charge 
and is signed l>y ne.irly every ri^si- 
dont on Town Street, between 
(Jranl Avenue timl Parson Avetiue. 
A nuniber of citizens, including 
Snperintemlent .lones, tnade oral 
arguments against the bill before 
the commitiep, the other day. 
They claim that the hospital being 
in ch se proximity to the childien's 
playjzronml wonhl endanger ilieir 
lives, to .say nothing of the morbid 
curiosity, in the bringing of patients 
to the jilaee, it would produce. No 
decision in the matter has yet liecn 

The Maiimee Aiivanrf of the 
lOlli inst., contained the follow- 
ing :— 

the end came it was found that the 
lion had a little the best of it — 36 to 
34 points. Other interesting ex- 
ercises of the evening were a re- 
citation by Mr Patler.son, entitled, 
" .Jiyinie MacNeal," and a dialogue, 
" Ameiieins in Cuha," by Messrs. 
Zell and Clarence Jones and Miss 
Blanche Greene. 

A short funeral se:viee was held 
over the remains of Mr.- Gcoige W. 
Waketiehl, Monday morning at 8 
o'clock, at his late home, corner Oak 
StriH't and Washiiiglon Avenue. 
Rev. Washington Gladdi'ii. his 
pastor, conducted them. The re- 
mains were sent to Leominster, 
Worcester Co., Mass., to lie in- 
terred liy the side of his wife, who 
pn'ceded him to the eternal rest 
seven years ago 

Miss Cassie H. Smith, a former 
teacher here, was a visitor to the 
Institution this week. She left 
here in 18!),5. Her home is in W^ar- 
reii, Tiumbull Co. She was first 
educated in this Schoolrand^ if «e 
are not mistaken took a higher 
course III the F.-mwood High 
of the long ago. 

Miss Smith's ajip arance seem- 
ed greatly improved, prooably owing 
to i-est fi-oni s«'.ho«d «<>rk. She is 
stopping with Mr. ei,,' Mi-s James 
A. Allen in the city, and will re- 
main a few days yet. 

The friends here of Ex-Sup<rin- 
lendenl G. O Fay were soriy to 
hear, last week, that by a slip on the 
ice he fell and br<*e his riiilit arm 
just above the elbow. Word re- 
ceived liy the vvriler from his home 
this week In-iugs the trratifying 
news that the injured in >mber is 
doing widl and may in time be fully 
restored. All of Mr Fav's t'liemls 
will pray for siuli. 

Superiniendeul .loii-s has made 
it a ( ustom to treat the children on 
the anniversary of his birlhilay. 
'I'liis fidl on Wedmsday, this year. 
Evidence of this was plainly visible 
on his table in the otViee, wlieiv 
could be seen packages I I'oiii pupils 
ollici'rs and friends. In the evening 
he made the pupils in their study 
rooms hai>py iiy a generous distri- 
liuiion of apnies iiinong them. 

.Tan. 27, 1000 ,\. P. (J. 






News of the Week. 

4 'I'rHK:i<' n<'alii nn«l a Ooai'nun 
lnvolT«*«l ill lii<> 'rr«ul>l«. 

W<>ii<lfrl\|l 'I'rlrky iiikI IviIii. 
«-lll4'<l 1*II(C' ■ka'K 


He (bed from cofd on January 9th, 
supposed to b' <MUglit in a bagL-age 
cal", when Mrs. Kerr .was ir-avelliiig 
from Indianapol's, Ind. He was 
well known as " Beauty," .ind was 
considered worth *1000 He \> as 
offered HlOO, fmin a party of 
(treenvillc, Missi.ssijipi. Th(>sw'ang- 
esl ]>;irl of the whole thina;, t(>o is 
that Mr. Keir is a mule and llure- 
fore had carried on tl;e tr.iining of 
Ins |.usr doa without the 'lid of thi' 
voice, usually deemo-l ^o indispens- 
able in such w<nk, conveying his 
meaning to the dog's mUid by 

,Piiim (iiir }'UHn<l«li>hla l'iiriTsip<niilciil. 

Saturday evenini:, 27th inst,, 
Mrs. Otto Koenig was tendered a 
birthday p.irty by her husband ami 
friemls. Mrs. Ivoeiii--', who was 
fornn rly Miss Annie Zeust, was 
heartily congratulated iiy those 
present and received a number o| 
pretty and useful presenls. Host 
Koenig, who hails from the Father- 
land, .seemed to share in the happi- 
ness of the evening, and lie was 
especially pirticular lh;U the eveni 
slioa4*i be afler the (lerinan fashi-'ii. 
There was no room for German 
sports, howeVcr, and so the guests 
enjoyed ihem.sidves as best they 
could in the cozy little home. 

During the evening, an ajipetiz- 
iiig suppeiv was s(>rv< d. Aiiionj: 
those pieseni besidi s i he host <iml 
hostess were Mr. and Mi-s. Tluimas 
lireen and cliildi<'n, Mr. and Mrs. 
Edward. D, Wilson-, Mr. and Mrs. 
Win. II, Lipsetl, Mrs. Carrie 
McVea, Mrs. Currv, Miss Mary 
Daw.soii, an-,1 Alessrs R E Under- 
wood, Frederick Boch, Hairy G. 
Gimkel, .las. S. R- ider, and ;i few 

The measles are (>pidemie at the 
Mt..Airy Iii^ itution, biii it is hoped 
that under the <dTeetive measni-es 
taken, nothing simIous will happen. 
Aiming the t;r,iduates, "Miss Annie 
Niihn, who has been suffering fi-oin 
partial\sis for a loiii; time, is 
said lo lie in a critical condition. 

Mr William Donghten, a papei'- 
hangi'i", is also quite ill ir.iiii a cold, 
we Ixlieve, Mr. ArnoM, whom we 
reported si<d\ recently, hasreeovered 
sufticiently to be about again. 

Mr, Brewster R. Allabough, of 
Pilts'iurii, surprised the member- 
of the Clerc Lit<riry .Association 
by his iinex| ected'auce al 
their meeting last Thursday evening, 
'.'.Mil .\s he stated, his visit here 
and to other eastern cities was 
suddenly decided on. His mission 
is to vi.sit seveial schools for the 
deaf to study tlie latest metlio Is in 
teachini;- tln^ deaf. There, being 
nothing of inijiort.inco before the 
.•\ssociation, he was aske 1 and con- 
.seiited to give a des-ripti ai of the 
(lest ru(!i ion of Ihe Western Penn- 
sylvania school by fire, of which he 
was au eye witness and for the 
safety of wliose pup'l.s he had 
rendered etlieieiit assistance. 

As the readers of the JOURNAL 
have ab-eady had excellent accounts 
of the unfortunate event, from t-he 

A terrible tragedy which cost the 
life of Mrs L. A Wisdom, a woman 
71 years of age, w:is enacted at 
the Wisdom farm near the Bexar 
county line, oa the Interiiation:wl «fe 
Great Xorthern Railroail, about 
eighteen miles southwest of the 
city, Tuesilay night. Mrs. Wisdom 
was apparently kicked in the back 
and expired within a very few min- 
utes after receiving the blow. Her 
hnsS.and, L. A, Wisdom, was fear- 
fully beaten up, and*(aved himsidf 
from worse pnni-^linicnt only by 
reaching for shotgun, and through 
the timely intervention of a young 
sister of his assiilanf . Thomas B, 
W'sdom, a ileaf-inute and nephew 
of L A. W^i.sdoin, was placed in the 
county JHil yesterday morning, 
charged with ass.inlt to murder. 
Who killed Mrs Wisdom is a mat- 
ter of conjecture, as no <me saw the 
blow sturck. It is known, how>.ver, 
that the wonuin was killed in jji- 
lem|)ting to come to the rescue of 
her liiisbiind, who w;!s ei>gage<l in 
ji desperate striiL'gle with the deaf- 
mute, Thomas B. Wisdom Justi'^e 
B. Byvvater of Von Oriny h«dd the 
inquest. Dr. Craldork af Lytic 
ex.iinined the injuries on the wo- 
man and tesiified at the inquest^ 
Tii<^ full dot ills of J isiice I>\-\va- 
ler's investi.'ai \ct 

known here, 

Yestertlay afierno." I H Har- 
den, a soon of Mrs. Wis oiii, return- 
ed fi'om the scene of tlie tragedy. 
He .says tli.ii the iroubU 
the deaf-mute and Mr 
occurred ai>oiii 7 o'clock 
evening. According to 
story. Wisdom asked the 
vacate his seat for an old 

I- A N W O O D . 

The Monthly Reunion 
the Pupils. 





'^nd items- About the Cadets. 

motion of the hand alone, 
retliM'ts iindyinj: credit n|>on the 
whole race pngs, through Mr. 
Kerr's pcrsoicil vli-im in iln'jiiig's 


'Pliis, able pen of " G. M T ," we need 
not lepeat it here, as Mr Aila- 
bongh's descriplion differed merely 
in tietails. To hfni.sidf, however, it 

Wlulc .IiiiiK's (iritllu WHS wivlkinu on l,tic 
Hlrcct CO- tnick to lii« homo Ih'Iow the Cliil 
(IrfiiH Homo. Ill" wft« »t ruck liT a oiir. cut- 
Mint X uhnIi 111 bin licmi and liroikiiiK liis 
oollir 1) inc. It.i'>n (Ic^if-inato nnd itltl not 
liciir tliccnrni'i Tlic niotorni,in 

riuiK tlic ticll Hi would stco <ilT llic 

track. wlicM tlu . .. . ..ihod him. out did 

not turu olT tlic power noon pnouffh to pre- 
vent the nccldcul. 

The man spoken of in the item 
was educated at this stdiool. 

Mr. SainU'd McClaiinahan is still 
in town ami doing a good business 
selling pen and pencil Inddeis. He 
is inaking his hcjidqiiarters with a 
friiMid up at Milo, in the northeast 
section of the city. Tlie other 
evening when he came home from a 
long day's tramji, Jie was >;iven a 
surprise reccptionf by old fri<>nds 
who used to live at his former hom<> 
down in Hallsville, Rtiss CoiiDiy. 
A ver\v pleasant evening was spent 
.socially and iiuiloiuL' away with a 
line supper, Sam is a jolly fellow 
anyway and thr»>w8 sunshine about 
all Willi whom hecMiiesin conta<d. 

Tli(>re was a debat*' exiiaordinary 
before Clionian Society, last Satur- 
day 'evening. The two principal 
speakers <|n opposite sides were Mr. 
Sidiory and Mr, (,'harles. The 
question uj) for disi-us^ion was: 
Resolvcil, That England is jiistifled 
in her war with the Boers. Mr. 
Charles contended for the Britidiers 
while Mr, Schory »*i»h'd with thos^ 
of his kin. It was a batrle r-oyal 
b(>tw<'en the two, and each was well 
fortified with ammunition to de- 
molish the other. However, when 


The pUir lio.: eouiU [o i.v 'so 
dier," jump iiK'redible distances, 
jump over tliri-e or more side 
chairs, and "pray" upon the 
chair, lie could roll Ins tiodv' over 
the floor, when he was lidd hy 
motion of the hand. He c uhl pick 
one rubber ball marked A out of 
four balls with the alphabet, A B C 
1), when his master spcdl-d " ,\ " 
to him; <'r he cmld pick one rubber 
ball marked B, out of four balls 
with Ihe al|)li;U)et, A B C D, when 
his master spelhd "B" to h'irn 
H(> would brint' it in his mouth to 
his inash'r II' could go for six 
yards and fold a liamlkei'i-hief over 
a bill, and relnrn them.l>o':i In his 
mouth to his master. He could 
stand up like a hall catcher 
on the lavNii and catch a ball in his 
mouth which liis m.ister threw from 
a distance He was as fond of 
playing ball as his rival " Billy 
Hoy." He always slept with it. 
He knew how lo kiss when his 
mistress permit led him 
realistic caresses upon 
was fond ol nin-ic, and 
the sentimont 
In there 
was hardly a limit to his accom- 
plishments He always ti'avelled 
with his master, till he die 1. His 
first trip was to Chicairo, in 1S'.13, 
ilnring the World's Fair, and his 
last ttip to Columbus, O., in 1900. 
He was eight years old. 

master or 
shower his 
them. He 
he was moved by 
expressed in tune. 

N<'i'vi<><-M in llic lki<ti'<>N<> ol tlliiiiiv 

Until fuilliei' notice the tollowing 
arrangement of regular services in 
the Diocese of Albany, will be 

,,,Pl,,i,>.l I,. ,,u , .IV i,.,..<il.l,.. 

10:80 A.M.,- St. l^ftul*. Trov. 
3 '.(HI P.M., -St. Piud'.s Allmny. 

8KIX)NI) 8UNDAV IN KAcn montu 

10 : 80 A.M., -St Paul'n, Tr \ 

a :00 P.M.,— 8t. Goorge'a, Sclicmi i.iuy. 


10 :8n A.M 
7 ;80 r,M , 

— St. John's, Johnstown. 
->St. Ann'R, Anisturdiun. 

Service's on othci Sundays and 
week days will tie annonnced from 
time to time n^ ..,cis.;,,n m.iv re- 

The KoT, Mr. Vnn Allen m.-iv l>o nddrt'w- 
ed either at " St.Mlon C," Albnny, N. Y., or I 
Utttli-on-ths-Hudson, N. Y. 

was the most i hrilling experience of 
his life, and one-whieli lie nev(>r 

The l*enes_\ |\;nii;i .^... ,, ; > lo, the 
Advancement for the Deaf has es- 
pecial cans" to regie! this lire, for 
It consumed all the records 
of the Society from the beginning 
of nearly twenty years' time. 

Some of 1h' members jokingly re- 
minded Mr. Allabough that the loss 
might have been averted but for 
his celiliacy, as the married teach- 
er's live outside of the School and 
lost little or nothing. He .idmitted 
the truth tif this, but gave no prom- 
ise of a chtinge. It is said tiiai a 
new and larger school will «>e built 
in place of the dcsti-oyed one as 
soon as possible Subscriptions are 
being stdieited for the purpose, as 
the insurance money is noi suflQcient. 
.\s it will t.ike considerable time to 
rebuil I, leniDorary quarters will be 
sei'urcd and littetl up for a school, 
wliiidi is to be opened at the earliest 
possible lime. It is doublful, how- 
ever, that a large attendance can 
be secured for it, 

A friend called our attention to a 
series of high class concerts being 
given at the Seliomacker Music 
Hall, on Chestnut Street, in one of 
which a recital in the sign language 
was given with harp accompani- 
ment. The subject of the recital 
was the hymn " Neai'er. My (Tod,to 
Thee," and it was delivered by 
Eli/.ibeth dc Barrie (Jill, a Singing- 
Re.ider and Iinpei'sonalor. Dressed 
in a bewitcliing full costuiu", 
Miss Gill charmerl the spectators 
with her simi delivi>ry, aec rding to 
our friend. As we never heard of 
this lady before and did not see the 
delivery, we can not say how far 
our frieml is right, but we surmise 
that it was the costume rather than 
the signs that oharmed so. How- 
ever, we may be wrong. 

Miss Id.a Goish, who r'ceently lost 
her father, has again been <'alled to 
mourn the death of a sister We 
renew our sympathy lo her, 

Mr. Henry K. Custer, of Uoyeis- 
ford. Pa , visiied the city over 

Philadelphia has a euchre club, 
comjiosed solely of de.if members. 
They mec't in th(> houses of the 
members by turns 

Jan. ■:"< "''^0. i V i; 

l'< tween 




tM>y to 


naine<l Mrs. Teriell, wlierenjton a 
qipirrell ensued, and in • (it of an 
ger young Wisdi m is said to have 
struck Ids nn< le ;t olow whitdi sent 
him to the flo:'>r The ass-iilani 
was following up the punishment, 
when Mis. Wisdom soulit lo assist 
her husband In the scuffle the 
aged woman fell to the floor, gasp- 
ed a f. w times juid . xpin d. A 
severe bruise. wliicli rapidly 
id.iekeneil, was found on her hack, 
and another on her neej? Young 
Wisdom continued to strike her 
uncle, who in falling gribbed a 
shottrnn, .\t that instant, says 
Harden, a young sister of the deaf- 
niiiti^, rushed into the i-oonmnd, 
throwing her ariiiH Ml>'»nt her 
lirollnr'w nOel. , pointed to the pro 
strate form of Mrs, Wi.sdom, on the 
lloor. W the sight -of l;1ie oiit- 
siretched body it is said young 
Wisdmn left the house He was 
ai rested Thiir.sday niuht al the home 
mt Sam H (Jriffln, a fanner living 
neir the Wisdom pi. ice 

Yesterday morning 1> 'iHs Con- 
stable Joe Villareal tb'ove into the 
city Willi his pris 'ner and locked 
him up in the Bexar cunty jail, 
on a coinmitmeni issue«l !>y Jus 
tice Bywater, preferring the charge 
of a.ssaiilt to mui'dcf. 'J'homas B 
Wisihim is 23 years of iiu'c He is 
ail orphan, and educated at 
the Deaf an I Dumb Asyluin at 
Austin, from which tilace he 
returned a litHc over a year ag>. 
He is well known to maiy people 
in this city as a baseball player, 
an'l is repoi-ted to lie physically om 
of tile stiomrest men in Bexai 
county. — San Anlonio Express. 

The above item wrts'pubMshod in 
hist Saturday's K.cpres.'i. and the 
news it contains had b«>.n trans- 
mitted by the Associated Press to 
the daily papers of the State, and 
qiiiie likely to niiny papci-s outside 
of the Slate. The occurrence is 
cirtainly a most unfortumate one, 
and nobody ileploies it more than 
the friends of Ihe deaf. The annals 
of crime have so far had VUiU" or 
nothing to do with the deaf in this 
State, and it is to be hoped that a 
thorough sifting of the evidence 
may prove that the death of the 
old ladv was accidental. An .\us- 
tin piper calls the tleif iomh in 
volved in this affa: ' 

this school. This is ,!ii iimu, 
Thomas B. Wisdom was entered 
here October 1. 1887. His father 
was G. B, Wisdom, a native of 
Illinois, who ha-l beeri living in 
Bexar county, Ihis State, for qui'e 
a while. Sevi-ral years ago both 
t^arents died of sm.illpox, leaving 
Tom and his sister to the ab 've- 
n.iim>d uncle. Tom eontiniied to 
attend school mo-sl of the time 
until June 1>*117, when he was dis- 
(diarged liecause he had licen hi>re 
the allote<l perio''. He dlil not 
graduate, and lack-d the mental 
lapacity ever to gr iduate. He was 
slow of understanding, but rather 
quick to iv.sent. a real or iinagitud 
wront;-. His fctdde inlcllect, 
coupled with a high lemp« r ami a 
powerful physique, made him a 
dangero\is pers<in to cro^ i.-. ... 
a commuuii'ati<m rece 
several years ag« from his mu-ie, 
requesting that we do not return 
him home, it S!>ems that thei'<' wa.s 
bad Idood 'lelwi (>n t'leni even then 

— Lone S 

The monthly rennio,. ol the 
pupils was held Saturday, Both 
till' hoys' and girls' study r-ooms 
were used for the occasion. The 
same old time, enjoyable games 
were gone thi"OUgh. Those who en- 
gineered the affair wei"e Musses An- 
dr'cws. Wells, Townsend, Judge, 
and J H. Keiser The other 
teachers were all present, and divid- 
ed their attention between the little 
ones in the hoys' study room and 
the older ones in the girls' study 

.Mr. Brewster R. AVIabongh, of 
the W' Stern Pennsylvania Institu- 
tion, was at the reunion Saturday 
evening. Sunday morning he ad- 
dressed the pupils in the chapel, 
taking for his snbject, " Con- 
science," and he rendered it in a 
way that held onr close attention. 
Sunday eveninu he was present at 
Prof, .ioms' reading in the chapel. 
We ha<l lie.ird so much abonl Mr. 
.\ll.i bough's sportina: proclivities, 
Ill-It W(> had pictur-e<l him tdad in 
g'lf trousci-s and shooting jacket 
with a golf cap set jauntily on hl.« 
head. We were mistaken. It's not 
necessary to di-ess as a sportsman to 
bt' one. 

Miss Pi-iidenc< eral 

re;tcliers ut'ended tlrr" performance 
of " Ben Hur," one day last we k. 
After ihe performance ami while 
boarding an elevated train. Miss 
Lewis got s<>parated from her 
other com .anions in the crowd. 
S'le would iioi have ear'ed, had it 
not been for the fact that one of 
them had her pocket book, and she 
was wiih<mt h c*nt for carfare. At 
12.5th Street, she m- 1 a gentleman 
conneeted wiih the Institution wdio 
piid the ir ' ' -Tid esfor- ' ' r 

t.'adels l',;dinoastoti and Vomit; 
enjoyed skating at Van CortlHiult 
P.irk, Sal unlay after noon. Several 
other cadeis went to the large pond 
at ir»5th Slreei. bill found the ice 
too wi>ak. 

H iw many times een 

told that this was a unlu winter^ 
Possibly yon have been told so 
once too often, anil feel like kicking 
your inforn-iaiii all the way aioiiml 
a block. A' Fanwoinl the denizens 

lia\-' ' " -fiT-'i i-'j; with this <'o?n- 

pl.i IS bound to 

miuu every one eise that this is a 
luilil winter. Sometimes we feel like 
railing some one falsiafrei, la-e 
the mercury in the thermoi. 
falls way below the thirties and 
then suddenly jumps to the fifties. 
A fellow dons hi- winter flannels at 
first and then quickly discards them 
for spiiug wear Before he knows 
it, he is a subject for the coroner, 
who ought to liring in a venlict of 
suicide, though he only .says pneu- 
monia. However, in stitte of the 
ups and downs of the weather, there 
is very little sickness at Fanwoo«l. 
Only we wish every one wouhl for 
get this mild winter habit 

Suuilay afternoon it looi. 
wc would have a reuuliir old lime 
snowstorm, but we were again dis 
appoint«'d. Only om-fourth of an 
inch fi'll, ami then followed rain. 
The mercury took a suilden drop 
dui-ieg the night, «nd Mor ' 
morning walking was by no i 
ple-Lsaid. The llrst boy to go imi 
doors in the morning sal down very 
suddenly on the flinty pavement. 
The .seconti one foUowed suit. 
Others pitiQtod by their experience 
and escaped. ' • the flagstone 
walk leading ' > >ys' dotliTftg 

rooms was co\>rci! with ice and 
theri' were many haitl falls diirini; 
the day. 

The small !> . _ 
and enjoyed ttoastini: on the Ice- 
covi r«>d hill rt '■''■ ' 'he boys' wing. 
Th.'i-o is a fei he bottom of 

lUe hill rtiil ti e .siiUs bumped intt> 
it with force enough to spill the oc- 
cupants. The girls also enjoyed 
coasting on tht-ir ti'.iv •jiiniiid in the 

Sergeai ^ .... ... . 

celebrali irihday, Monday 

evening, or rauii-r the cailet officera 
celebrated it for Iflm He is still 
aiive and kicking, which is very 
wonderful, for ri !tson«: ftiaf sh.all be 

Major W. 11 \ -., 

the Old Gunnl Ba'.l, Thursday night. 

L<»uis Cohen ben ' ' ....-.> 

I electric batlerv, r»'d 

;> ,sl 
.1 life 
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Tlier<> are G35 professional 

in tlicTxrolese Moiinlains 


s> ()/' China i 
the Brooklyn GiuUl of S.l<>ni. 
Workers, at St Mark's Chutch, 
Adelplii Ssr-et, Brooklyn, oi 
rnwv i.Mli 'it .< o'll.i.t, 1' \i 

liuixdi for Deaf-Mufes, 

\ \ If ''\ (' inirnunion. The 

i;. \ \ W \1 mn officiating. 

Brooklyn. Holy 

St. John's ihurch, Yonkers. 
Trinilx CIniK'li, Xewnrk. 

Xlir VRKV l.tHT. 

lit ,,,,..,., ;,.?> hair was leaving 
him at the top of hiH head, anfJ 
took his barber to taHk about it. 

" Von sold me two bottles of 
Htuff )o make th«' iiair grow — " 

" It is very dlranue it won't grow 
HKain," said tlie bjirtiei. I i-;iii"' 
niiilfi stand it." 

" I>ook here," said the man, " I 
ilon't mind drinkinj? another Itottle, 
but this must l>e the last." 









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Wednesday Evening. 
February 21. 1900 

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oNCK A WKRK, a magiii- 
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as a 
IS will 
ii;:iKi- the variety of news as 
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what suits his taste, so that it will tjecome 
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i;is only a hi(<h 
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American Manual Alphabet, 






The League of Elect Surds 


8a«-881-HU8 UhoADWAY, UkoOKLVN. 

On Monday, Feb. 12, 1900 

Lincoln*s Birthday. 


(iiKdudinK hat <!h<'(d<) 



There will he prizes for first Hnd second best (costumes 
worn by Indies ; iilso [irlzes for ;;eiitleirien (ippeaiinf^ in 
the most <'()iiii<'!il eostiiiiieH. I'rof. 8. A. Weljer, of 
tlie Hall, will net as Judge 


From Urondwiiy, (Jriinil or and .S|,. 
Flurries to Hrondwiiy, take Held 
Avenne or Hroadwuv car, or Kli'viit- 
ed K. K., anil xi't olT at I'luk 
Avenue, wliicli is o|>poMltc the Hall. 

From tlic Hrldxc or South Brooklyn, 
l/ike KIcVMlcd H. H. to Hroiidway 
and Myrtle Avenue, and transfer to 
Park Avenue Station. 

<V.7nm,t/fcc— Peter V. KedlnKton, ('hns. L. Hchlndler, Frederick Knox. 

PACH BROS.; •"'"«"'«'»"«'"• 

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No Delegate or vlsltior to the 
(Convention sliould he without 
one of PACK'S) 

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If you order now and send chh|i 
with order, you can \n-\ a beauti- 
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mount). v?ith the title printed 
thereon, reKUlarly sold for tl.50, 

For Only One Dollar Each, 

The same style in Oarlmn Finish 
(I I. SO <'n<;li. We do not re- 
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Four Convention Souvenir Groups. 

1. Ai liiilia Falls (Mlnnenpolls). 

1). roup on on the HteiiH. 

lli.,,.„. .H Kroup was taken in the 

rain at dark, it Is nevertheless very 

9. On the steamer "Tonka" on Lake 
Minnotonka. This picture makes 
the handHotnoHt Souvenir of all. 

8. Id the Park at the Plenle ; this Is 
also B beautiful photr)((raph andcon- 
talns more faces than any except 
Capitol Kfoup. 

4. On the steps at the west entrance 
to the State ("apltol, S' I'-"' This 
irroup contains all tli' ' and 

every one should haV' i it.' 

Conies of these win t)e shown In St. Paul 
by Mr. Spear, In (ChlcaKo by Mr Wnvnian, 
In St. Louis l;y Mr. Schaub. 

Were you at Buffalo ? 

Then send for the photogrophs of 

1. The Convention In BuBfiilo. 
'i. The Trolley party atQucenston, 

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and Zlno from our 
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